Definition of Priacanthidae
1. Noun. Small carnivorous percoid fishes found worldwide in tropical seas.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Order Perciformes, Order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi
Member holonyms: Genus Priacanthus, Priacanthus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Priacanthidae
Literary usage of Priacanthidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"Lobotes pacificus is found about Panama. Lobotes erate, common in India, was taken by the writer at Misaki, Japan. The Bigeyes: Priacanthidae. ..."
2. Proceedings of the Davenport Academy of Sciences by Davenport Academy of Sciences (1904)
"... alba 108 Presidents of the Davenport Academy of Sciences 207 Priacanthidae ю Priacanthus ..."