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Definition of the noun siluriformes
What does siluriformes mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- an order of fish belonging to the superorder Malacopterygii including catfishes
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Siluriformes: order Siluriformes
- more generic term: animal order = the order of animals
- member of: Malacopterygii / superorder Malacopterygii = an extensive group of teleost fishes having fins supported by flexible cartilaginous rays
- siluriform fish / catfish = any of numerous mostly freshwater bottom-living fishes of Eurasia and North America with barbels like whiskers around the mouth
- family Siluridae / Siluridae = Old World catfishes
- family Ameiuridae / Ameiuridae = North American catfishes
- family Laricariidae / Laricariidae = armored catfish
- family Ariidae / Ariidae = sea catfishes
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by Alexandre W. S. Hilsdorf, Eric M. Hallerman
Order Siluriformes Order Siluriformes is a diverse group of ray-finned catfishes named for the prominent barbels displayed by most members. Members of Order Siluriformes are defined by features of the skull and swimbladder, including the ...
Laboratory Guide for Larval Fish Identification by Francisco J. Neira, Anthony G. Miskiewicz, Tom Trnski
The Siluriformes is a large order of predominantly freshwater fishes found in all continents except the polar regions. Almost 95% of the species are confined to fresh water while the remaining 5% occur in estuarine and coastal marine waters.
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (2 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi
(Siluriformes, Doradidae) ( bacú-pedra, catfish, doradid catfish, rock-bacu, rock bacú), Megalodoras uranoscopus ...
A Dictionary of Genetics (2006)
by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela K. Mulligan
order Siluriformes (catfishes) order Elopiformes (tarpons) order Antheriniformes (Xiphophorus) order Clupeiformes ...
Encyclopedia of Prehistory (2012)
Volume 1: Africa by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember
warthog, Speke's gazelles, fishes (siluriformes, perciformes), crocodiles,and aprobably domesticatedBos wereidentified (Raimbaultet al.1987). Kobadi thus turns out ...
Encyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)
Volume One by Larry R. Squire
Archolaemus, Distocyclus, Eigenmannia, Rhabdolichops, Sternopygus Siluriformes (catfishes): Africa Malapteruridae (strong, pulse discharges, ampullary ...
several familiesof catfishes (Order Siluriformes) , cichlids (Family Cichlidae), perchesand darters (Family Percidae), trouts (Family ...
by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions
simple, stupid, unwise; 7 asinine, blatant, fatuous, foolish, idiotic; 8 babbling, childish, imbecile; 10 cockamamie, irrational, ridiculous silt: 3 mud; 4 mire, muck; S slosh, slush; 6 silt up, sludge Silurian period: 8 Silurian Siluriformes: 7 catfish; ...
by M. F. Fuller
Book & CD-ROM Set by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite
[Order Siluriformes: many species] cat flap P n. a small hinged flap through which ...
The First Dictionary For The Internet Age by Anne H. Soukhanov
Order: Siluriformes. [< its barbels, likened to a cat's whiskers! Cat'gUt /kat gut/ n a tough thin cord made from the dried intestines of animals. Use: stringing musical instruments, surgical thread. [Late 16C. Probably < cat (for unknown reasons).] ...
by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton
CLASS Mammalia ORDER Carnivora FAMILY Felidae genus and species Felis caracal EUROPEAN CATFISH CLASS Osteichthyes ORDER Siluriformes FAMILY Siluridae genus and.
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Scrabble value of S1I1L1U1R1I1F4O1R1M3E1S1
The value of this 12-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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