Definition of Centropomidae
1. Noun. A family of fish or the order Perciformes including robalos.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Order Perciformes, Order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi
Member holonyms: Robalo, Centropomus, Genus Centropomus, Snook, Latinae, Genus Lates, Lates
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centropomidae
Literary usage of Centropomidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"... while of the 218 genera of our Panama list, no fewer than 170 are common to both oceans. The well- developed families centropomidae and ..."
2. Popular Science Monthly (1906)
"... while of the 218 genera of the Panama list, no fewer than 170 are common to both oceans. The well-developed families, centropomidae and ..."
3. Annual Report of the New York Zoological Society by New York Zoological Society (1913)
"Received in poor condition 1 week Family centropomidae (Robalos). Snook, Centropomus undecimalis 4 months Family SERRANIDAE (Sea Basses). ..."