Definition of Labroids
1. labroid [n] - See also: labroid
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Labroids
Literary usage of Labroids
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1864)
"Dr. Ayres has indicated, under the name Labrus pulcher, a California» representative of the family of labroids. That species was subsequently referred by ..."
2. The Wilder Quarter-century Book: A Collection of Original Papers Dedicated (1893)
"•f On the labroids of the Western Coast of North America, Proc. Ac. Nat. Sc., Phila., 1863, p. 221. t Spiny-rayed. 8 Soft-rayed ; here including the ..."
3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"labroids are common ; with the exception of the North American Tautoga, ... labroids are absent ; they are clearly a type unable to endure great cold ..."
4. The Fishes of North and Middle America: A Descriptive Catalogue of the by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1898)
"These are the only labroids properly belonging to the North Temperato Zone, ... aro the most abundant of the tropical labroids, brilliant little lishes, ..."
5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1901)
"The multifarious genera of Gobies of Japan show very little resemblance to the Mediterranean fishes of this family, while blennies, labroids, ..."