Definition of Clupeids
1. clupeid [n] - See also: clupeid
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clupeids
Literary usage of Clupeids
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. American Fishes: A Popular Treatise Upon the Game and Food Fishes of North by George Brown Goode, Theodore Gill (1903)
"The most important of the species belong to the families of clupeids, ... The Sturgeons and some of the most valuable of the clupeids of this region are ..."
2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1912)
"Abundant in the Havana market, both large and small ones, the latter mixed with clupeids and ... the clupeids forming the bulk of, ..."
3. The Letter of Dr. Diego Alvarez Chanca, Dated 1484 by Diego Alvarez Chanca, Augstine Marcus Fernández de Ybarra (1907)
"... and distinguish them from the clupeids to which the former have so strong but illusive likeness. THE TARPON AND ITS FAMILY One of the most remarkable of ..."
4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"... the ventral fins abdominal, and the dorsal, anal, and ventral tins spineless. The order Includes the clupeids, salmonids, and related fishes. ..."
5. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1902)
"The herring is a member of a very large group of fishes spread over all parts of the world, and termed that of the clupeids, ..."