Definition of Percoid fish

1. Noun. Any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Percoid Fish

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perchromic acid
perciform
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perciforms
percine
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percipient
percipiently
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percoct
percoid
percoid fish (current term)
percoidea
percoidean
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percolation theories
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percolations
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Literary usage of Percoid fish

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1. Frank Forester's Fish and Fishing of the United States and British Provinces by Henry William Herbert (1851)
"... which is described as a bold biter at small fish, worms, and the like, to be a percoid fish, analogous to Rock-Bass, ..."

2. Bibliographia Zoologiæ Et Geologiæ: A General Catalogue of All Books, Tracts by Louis Agassiz (1853)
"Description of a new genus (Micropus) of percoid fish discovered by Mr. Samuel Stutchbury in the Pacific Sea, and now in the British Museum.—Zool. Misc. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1879)
"... near Warialda, three specimens of a percoid fish of the genus Therapon. Mr. Campbell states that they were taken from a dam a long way ..."

4. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1906)
"... kenti almost invariably contains two or more specimens of the percoid fish Amphiprion percula. This fish is remarkable for its brilliant colour, ..."

5. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"... says Giinther, is a percoid fish with short snout, lower jaw and chin prominent, and small rough scales all over them and the body generally. ..."

6. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"... says Giinther, is a percoid fish with short snout, lower jaw and chin prominent, and small rough scales all over them and the body generally. ..."

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