Definition of Order percomorphi

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

Exact synonyms: Order Perciformes, 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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Percomorphi

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
order Plecoptera

Literary usage of Order percomorphi

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

1. Bulletin by Engineering Dept, National Electric Lamp Association, New Jersey Bureau of Geology and Topography, New Jersey Geological Survey, New Jersey Dept. of Conservation and Development, New Jersey Dept. of Conservation. Division of Forestry, Geology, Parks an (1911)
"Sub-Order PERCOMORPHI. THE PERCH-LIKE FISHES. tody variously formed, usually oblong. Head usually compressed laterally. Mouth and dentition various, ..."

2. Bibliography and Catalogue of the Fossil Vertebrata of North America by Oliver Perry Hay (1902)
"Leidy, J. 1855 C, p. 397. 1877 A, p. 254, pi. xxxiv, figĀ«. 8741. SandĀ» of Ashley River; South Carolina. Order PERCOMORPHI. ..."

3. Bulletin by Geological Survey of New Jersey (1911)
"Sub-Order PERCOMORPHI. THE PERCH-LIKE FISHES. Body variously formed, usually oblong. Head usually compressed laterally. Mouth and dentition various, ..."

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