Definition of Order perciformes

1. Noun. One of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna.

Exact synonyms: Order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Acanthopterygii, Superorder Acanthopterygii
Member holonyms: Percoidea, Suborder Percoidea, Percoid, Percoid Fish, Percoidean, Perch, Anabantidae, Family Anabantidae, Family Percidae, Percidae, Family Trichodontidae, Trichodontidae, Family Ophidiidae, Ophidiidae, Brotulidae, Family Brotulidae, Carapidae, Family Carapidae, Centropomidae, Family Centropomidae, Esocidae, Family Esocidae, Centrarchidae, Family Centrarchidae, Bream, Freshwater Bream, Family Serranidae, Serranidae, Embiotocidae, Family Embiotocidae, Family Priacanthidae, Priacanthidae, Apogonidae, Family Apogonidae, Family Malacanthidae, Malacanthidae, Family Pomatomidae, Pomatomidae, Family Rachycentridae, Rachycentridae, Carangidae, Family Carangidae, Coryphaenidae, Family Coryphaenidae, Bramidae, Family Bramidae, Branchiostegidae, Family Branchiostegidae, Cichlidae, Family Cichlidae, Family Lutjanidae, Lutjanidae, Family Haemulidae, Haemulidae, Family Sparidae, Sparidae, Bream, Sea Bream, Family Sciaenidae, Sciaenidae, Family Mullidae, Mullidae, Mugiloidea, Suborder Mugiloidea, Family Kyphosidae, Kyphosidae, Ephippidae, Family Ephippidae, Chaetodontidae, Family Chaetodontidae, Family Pomacentridae, Pomacentridae, Family Labridae, Labridae, Family Scaridae, Scaridae, Family Polynemidae, Polynemidae, Family Opisthognathidae, Opisthognathidae, Family Uranoscopidae, Uranoscopidae, Blennioidea, Suborder Blennioidea, Ammodytidae, Family Ammodytidae, Callionymidae, Family Callionymidae, Family Gobiidae, Gobiidae, Eleotridae, Family Eleotridae, Family Percophidae, Percophidae, Family Toxotidae, Toxotidae, Family Microdesmidae, Microdesmidae, Acanthuridae, Family Acanthuridae, Family Gempylidae, Gempylidae, Family Trichiuridae, Trichiuridae, Scombroidea, Suborder Scombroidea, Family Stromateidae, Stromateidae, Family Gobiesocidae, Gobiesocidae, Family Lobotidae, Lobotidae, Family Gerreidae, Family Gerridae, Gerreidae, Gerridae

Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Perciformes

order Orchidales
order Ornithischia
order Orthoptera
order Ostariophysi
order Ostracodermi
order Palmales
order Pandanales
order Papaverales
order Parietales
order Pectinibranchia
order Pediculati
order Pedipalpi
order Pelecaniformes
order Pelycosauria
order Perciformes
order Percomorphi
order Perissodactyla
order Peronosporales
order Pezizales
order Phalangida
order Phallales
order Phasmatodea
order Phasmida
order Pholidota
order Picariae
order Piciformes
order Piperales
order Plantaginales
order Platyctenea

Literary usage of Order perciformes

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

1. Water Quality Indicators Guide: Surface Waters by Charles R. Terrell (1993)
"order perciformes Family Centrarchidae (NC Wildl. Resour. Comm. and NCSM) Order Perciformes Family Centrarchidae (NC Wildl. ..."

2. Migratory Fishes of South America: Biology, Fisheries and Conservation Status by Joachim Carolsfeld (2003)
"... 310 Order Siluriformes: Pimelodidae 315 Order Siluriformes: other families 316 order perciformes 317 Principal fishery species 317 Migratory patterns in ..."

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