Definition of Labridae
1. Noun. Wrasses.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Order Perciformes, Order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi
Member holonyms: Achoerodus, Genus Achoerodus, Genus Lachnolaimus, Lachnolaimus, Genus Halicoeres, Halicoeres, Genus Thalassoma, Thalassoma, Genus Hemipteronatus, Hemipteronatus, Genus Tautoga, Tautoga, Genus Tautogolabrus, Tautogolabrus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Labridae
Literary usage of Labridae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Reports of Explorations and Surveys: To Ascertain the Most Practicable and by United States War Dept, Joseph Henry, United States Army. Corps of Engineers, Spencer Fullerton Baird (1855)
"Family labridae, Bona p. The body is elongated and covered with scales, cycloid in structure, ... labridae, BONAP. Sagg. Distr. Anim. Vert. 1831, 111. ..."
2. Managing Small-Scale Fisheries: Alternative Directions and Methods by Fikret Berkes (2001)
"He also classified other labridae (for example, talad, ... and denied that any of the labridae are ..."