Definition of Spiny-finned fish

1. Noun. A teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spiny-finned Fish

spinthariscopes
spinto
spintos
spintronic
spintronics
spinula
spinulae
spinule
spinules
spinulose
spinward
spinworthy
spiny-finned fish (current term)
spiny-headed worm
spiny anteater
spiny anteaters
spiny dogfish
spiny lizard
spiny lobster
spiny lobsters
spiny oyster
spiny puffer
spiny softshell
spiny softshell turtle
spiny spider crab
spiny spider crabs
spiny talinum

Literary usage of Spiny-finned fish

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1. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society by Bombay Natural History Society (1887)
"... "rock-cod," "cod-sounds," or "cod- roes" in tropical trade, the term generally refers to one of these perches, or to some related spiny-finned fish. ..."

2. A Naval Encyclopædia: Comprising a Dictionary of Nautical Words and Phrases (1880)
"A spiny-finned fish allied to the blenny, and distinguished by having the ventral fins on the breast capable of forming a ..."

3. Zoology of the Bible by Harland Coultas (1876)
"The archer-fish (Toxotes jaculator). This remarkable fish is another spiny-finned fish which abounds in tropical seas, ..."

4. Sport with Gun and Rod in American Woods and Waters by Alfred Marshall Mayer (1883)
"How do you account for the ridiculous practice of applying such names as trout and salmon to a spiny-finned fish of the order of perches ? " asked Ignatius. ..."

5. Sport with Gun and Rod in American Woods and Waters by Alfred Marshall Mayer (1883)
"How do you account for the ridiculous practice of applying such names as trout and salmon to a spiny-finned fish of the order of perches ? " asked Ignatius. ..."

6. Narrative of the Surveying Voyage of H.M.S. Fly, Commanded by Captain F.P by Joseph Bette Jukes (1847)
"They were not cod of any kind, being spiny - finned fish, but of what precise description I cannot say. Some of them were of very large size, one weighing ..."

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