Definition of Family percidae

1. Noun. Active freshwater fishes; true perches and pike perches.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Percidae

family Parmeliaceae
family Parulidae
family Patellidae
family Pectinidae
family Pedaliaceae
family Pediculidae
family Pelecanidae
family Pelecanoididae
family Pelobatidae
family Pempheridae
family Peneidae
family Pennatulidae
family Peramelidae
family Percidae
family Percophidae
family Peridiniidae
family Peripatidae
family Peripatopsidae
family Peronosporaceae
family Pertusariaceae
family Petromyzontidae
family Pezizaceae
family Phaethontidae
family Phalacrocoracidae
family Phalangeridae
family Phalangiidae
family Phalaropidae
family Phallaceae

Literary usage of Family percidae

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

1. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"... Temperate rivers, belong to the Perch family (Percidae) ; Acharnes, found only in Guiana, belongs to the Nandidae, a family of wide range in the tropics ..."

2. Bulletin of the University of Montana by Mont University of Montana (Missoula, University of Montana (Missoula, Mont.) (1903)
"Family PERCIDAE. Perca flavescens (Mitchill). Yellow Perch. The yellow perch has been introduced in the artificial lake mentioned, near Great Falls, ..."

3. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1839)
"... and family Percidae. The fishes of this s;i!.j are closely allied to the true Perche.-;, but may be d.^:a- guished by the opercular bones being covered ..."

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