Definition of Centrarchidae
1. Noun. Sunfish family.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Order Perciformes, Order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi
Member holonyms: Centrarchid, Sunfish, Genus Pomoxis, Pomoxis, Genus Lepomis, Lepomis, Ambloplites, Genus Ambloplites, Freshwater Bass, Genus Micropterus, Micropterus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Centrarchidae
Literary usage of Centrarchidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"The Sunfishes: Centrarchidae.—The large family of Centrar- chida, or sunfishes, is especially characteristic of the rivers of the eastern United States, ..."
2. Water Quality Indicators Guide: Surface Waters by Charles R. Terrell (1993)
"Most polytypic member of family Centrarchidae, consisting of from four to six subspecies. ... Order Perciformes Family Centrarchidae (NC Wildl. Resour. ..."
3. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1896)
"Review of the Centrarchidae of North America, by Charles H. ¡¡oilman, pp. 557-579; pii. LXVIII-LXXII. ..."