- n. zoology Any fish belonging to the Scianidae.
- n. widely distributed family of carnivorous percoid fishes having a large air bladder used to produce sound
“He will be presenting his abstract on the anatomy of the inner ears of the sciaenid species of fish in Kyoto, Japan, this summer at the 36th Congress of the International Union of Physiological Sciences.”
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