Definition of Clupeid fish
1. Noun. Any of numerous soft-finned schooling food fishes of shallow waters of northern seas.
Generic synonyms: Malacopterygian, Soft-finned Fish
Group relationships: Clupeidae, Family Clupeidae
Specialized synonyms: Shad, Alewife, Alosa Pseudoharengus, Pomolobus Pseudoharengus, Brevoortia Tyrannis, Menhaden, Clupea Harangus, Herring, Sardine, Pilchard, Sardina Pilchardus, Sardine
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Literary usage of Clupeid fish
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1. The Natural History Review: A Quarterly Journal of Biological Science by Armagh Natural History and Philosophical Society, Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society, Cork Scientific and Literary Society, Cuvierian Society of Cork, Dublin University Zoological and Botanical Association, Literary and Scientific Instit (1861)
"Hyrtl says—The branchial clefts ore very long and narrow in all clupeid fish, and the fringes on the convex border of the branchial arches are of so ..."