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Meaning of PERCIFORMES

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  
 

PERCIFORMES is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: order Perciformes, order Percomorphi, Percomorphi
 
 See Also: Acanthopterygii, Ammodytidae, animal order, Apogonidae, Blennioidea, Bramidae, Branchiostegidae, bream, Brotulidae, Callionymidae, Carangidae, Carapidae, Centrarchidae, Centropomidae, Chaetodontidae, Cichlidae, Coryphaenidae, Eleotridae, Embiotocidae, Ephippidae, Esocidae, family Ammodytidae, family Apogonidae, family Bramidae, family Branchiostegidae, family Brotulidae, family Callionymidae, family Carangidae, family Carapidae, family Centrarchidae, family Centropomidae, family Chaetodontidae, family Cichlidae, family Coryphaenidae, family Eleotridae, family Embiotocidae, family Ephippidae, family Esocidae, family Gobiidae, family Haemulidae, family Kyphosidae, family Labridae, family Lutjanidae, family Malacanthidae, family Mullidae, family Ophidiidae, family Opisthognathidae, family Percidae, family Percophidae, family Polynemidae, family Pomacentridae, family Pomatomidae, family Priacanthidae, family Rachycentridae, family Scaridae, family Sciaenidae, family Serranidae, family Sparidae, family Toxotidae, family Trichodontidae, family Uranoscopidae, freshwater bream, Gobiidae, Haemulidae, Kyphosidae, Labridae, Lutjanidae, Malacanthidae, Mugiloidea, Mullidae, Ophidiidae, Opisthognathidae, perch, Percidae, percoid, percoid fish, Percoidea, percoidean, Percophidae, Polynemidae, Pomacentridae, Pomatomidae, Priacanthidae, Rachycentridae, Scaridae, Sciaenidae, sea bream, Serranidae, Sparidae, suborder Blennioidea, suborder Mugiloidea, suborder Percoidea, superorder Acanthopterygii, Toxotidae, Trichodontidae, Uranoscopidae

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Per`ci*for"mes\, n. pl. [NL.] (Zo["o]l.)
An extensive tribe or suborder of fishes, including the true
perches ({Percid[ae]}); the pondfishes ({Centrarchid[ae]});
the sci[ae]noids ({Sci[ae]nid[ae]}); the sparoids
({Sparid[ae]}); the serranoids ({Serranid[ae]}), and some
other related families.

 

 

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