family Atherinidae

noun
small spiny-finned fishes of both salt and fresh water
Syn: ↑Atherinidae
Hypernyms: ↑fish family
Member Holonyms: ↑Mugiloidea, ↑suborder Mugiloidea
Member Meronyms: ↑silversides, ↑silverside, ↑Atherinopsis, ↑genus Atherinopsis

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  • Atherinidae — noun small spiny finned fishes of both salt and fresh water • Syn: ↑family Atherinidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Mugiloidea, ↑suborder Mugiloidea • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish family — noun any of various families of fish • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Cobitidae, ↑family Cobitidae, ↑Cyprinidae, ↑family Cyprinidae, ↑Electrophoridae, ↑family Electrophori …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Old World silverside — Temporal range: Middle Eocene–Recent …   Wikipedia

  • silversides — noun 1. the common North American shiner • Syn: ↑common shiner, ↑Notropis cornutus • Hypernyms: ↑shiner • Member Holonyms: ↑Notropis, ↑genus Notropis 2. small fishes …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mugiloidea — noun fishes distinguished by abdominal pelvic fins: families Mugilidae; Atherinidae; Sphyraenidae • Syn: ↑suborder Mugiloidea • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomo …   Useful english dictionary

  • suborder Mugiloidea — noun fishes distinguished by abdominal pelvic fins: families Mugilidae; Atherinidae; Sphyraenidae • Syn: ↑Mugiloidea • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomorphi, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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