Definition of Siluriformes

1. Noun. An order of fish belonging to the superorder Malacopterygii including catfishes.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Siluriformes

Silicon Wadi
Silistra
Silk Road
Sillaginidae
Sillago
Sills
Silly Billies
Silly Billy
Silphium
Silphium laciniatum
Silteplase
Silurian
Silurian period
Siluridae
Siluriformes
Silurus glanis
Silvanus
Silver
Silver-Russell dwarfism
Silver-Russell syndrome
Silver City
Silver Star
Silver Star Medal
Silver State
Silverman illuminator
Silverskiold's syndrome
Silverstein
Silvery River

Literary usage of Siluriformes

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1. Guide to the Gallery of Fishes in the Department of Zoology of the British by William George Ridewood (1908)
"... -siluriformes. The maxillary bone forms usually part of the margin of the upper jaw; there are no barbels. The pelvic fins have many rays and are ..."

2. Migratory Fishes of South America: Biology, Fisheries and Conservation Status by Joachim Carolsfeld, World Bank, World Fisheries Trust (2003)
"... a new genus and species of Pimelodidae (Pisces, siluriformes) from deep river channels of South America and delimitation of the subfamily Pimelodidae. ..."

3. British Museum Guides: Vertrbrates by British Museum (Natural History) (1906)
"... -siluriformes. The maxillary bone forms usually part of the margin of the upper jaw; there are no barbels. The pelvic fins have many rays and :ire ..."

4. Natural Emirates: Wildlife and Environment of the United Arab Emirates by Peter Vine (1996)
"PLOTOSIDAE EEL CATFISHES One of 30 families of catfishes {siluriformes), the Plotosidae i> one of only two truly marine species. Both Ariidae and Plotosidae ..."

5. Liberalising Fisheries Markets: Scope and Effects by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, Committee for Fisheries (2003)
"... Catostomidae Chasmistes cujus • siluriformes Pangasiidae Pangasianodon gigas • PERCIFORMES Sciaenidae Cynoscion macdonaldi ..."

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