Definition of Atherinidae

1. Noun. Small spiny-finned fishes of both salt and fresh water.

Exact synonyms: Family Atherinidae
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Mugiloidea, Suborder Mugiloidea
Member holonyms: Silverside, Silversides, Atherinopsis, Genus Atherinopsis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atherinidae

Athanasios
Athanasius
Athanasius the Great
Athapascan
Athapaskan
Athapaskan language
Atharva-Veda
Atharvaveda
Athelstan
Athena
Athene
Athene noctua
Athenian
Athenians
Athens
Atherinidae
Atherinopsis
Atherinopsis californiensis
Atherton
Atherurus
Athinai
Athiorhodaceae
Athirne
Athletic
Athletics
Athol Fugard
Athos
Athrotaxis
Athrotaxis selaginoides
Athyriaceae

Literary usage of Atherinidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ecology and Conservation of the Marbled Murrelet by C. John Ralph (1997)
"The silversides (atherinidae) and other unrelated fishes are sometimes also called smelts, sand smelt, or whitebait. The atherinidae also include grunion ..."

2. Chile at the Pan-American Exposition by Chile (1901)
"atherinidae, Atherina ... Abundant and valued. (40 В.) No. 1639—El Mote. (Fam. atherinidae ..."

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