Definition of 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, Order Percomorphi, Perciformes
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



Definition of Percomorphi

1. n. pl. A division of fishes including the perches and related kinds.

Medical Definition of Percomorphi

1. A division of fishes including the perches and related kinds. Origin: NL, fr. L. Perca perch + Gr. Form. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Percomorphi

percolate
percolated
percolates
percolating
percolation
percolation theories
percolation theory
percolations
percolative
percolatively
percolator
percolators
percolin
percolins
percomorph oil
percomorphi (current term)
percontation
percontative
percontatorial
percurrent
percursory
percuss
percussed
percusses
percussing
percussion
percussion cap
percussion section
percussion sound

Literary usage of Percomorphi

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

1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"CHAPTER XXXI percomorphi UBORDER percomorphi, the Mackerels and Perches.— We may place in a single suborder the various groups ' of fishes which cluster ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1872)
"An important division of the percomorphi has the basis cranii simple and the ... Among the percomorphi the same increase makes its appearance by little ..."

3. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1872)
"An important division of the percomorphi has the basis cranii simple and the ... Among the percomorphi the same increase makes its appearance by little ..."

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