Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the form or structure of a perch; percoid; of or pertaining to the Perciformes.
- n. A percoid fish; a member of the Perciformes.
- adj. Of or pertaining to any of very many fish, of the order Perciformes, that have fin spines, a swim bladder without a duct, usually ctenoid scales, and 17 or fewer caudal fin rays.
- n. Such a fish
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Zoöl.) Pertaining to the Perciformes.
“The icefishes (or white-blooded fishes) are a family (Channichthyidae) of perciform fish found in the cold waters around Antarctica and southern South America.”
“Local fishermen used to fish carp and perciform fish near the shores of the lake, as food for their families.”
“The Antarctic icefish belong to the perciform suborder Notothenioidei and are the largely endemic, dominant fish taxa in the cold continental shelf waters surrounding”
“Dinosaurs are a diverse and varied group of animals; birds, at over 9,000 species, are the most diverse group of vertebrate besides perciform fish. [”
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