Definition of Siluriform fish
1. Noun. Any of numerous mostly freshwater bottom-living fishes of Eurasia and North America with barbels like whiskers around the mouth.
Generic synonyms: Malacopterygian, Soft-finned Fish
Group relationships: Order Siluriformes, Siluriformes
Specialized synonyms: Silurid, Silurid Fish, Bullhead, Bullhead Catfish, Channel Cat, Channel Catfish, Ictalurus Punctatus, Flathead Catfish, Goujon, Mudcat, Pylodictus Olivaris, Shovelnose Catfish, Spoonbill Catfish, Armored Catfish, Sea Catfish
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Siluriform Fish
Literary usage of Siluriform fish
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1. Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories by Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden (1873)
"Proceed. Amer. Philos. Soc. 1872, 486. Established on cranial and other bones, with spines of a siluriform fish of the size of the largest species of ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1873)
"Established on cranial and other bones, with spines of a siluriform fish of the size of the largest species of ..."