one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna
Hypernyms: ↑animal order
Member Holonyms: ↑Acanthopterygii, ↑superorder Acanthopterygii
Member Meronyms:
Percoidea, ↑suborder Percoidea, ↑percoid fish, ↑percoid, ↑percoidean, ↑perch, ↑Anabantidae, ↑family Anabantidae, ↑Percidae, ↑family Percidae, ↑Trichodontidae, ↑family Trichodontidae, ↑Ophidiidae, ↑family Ophidiidae, ↑Brotulidae, ↑family Brotulidae, ↑Carapidae, ↑family Carapidae, ↑Centropomidae, ↑family Centropomidae, ↑Esocidae, ↑family Esocidae, ↑Centrarchidae, ↑family Centrarchidae, ↑freshwater bream, ↑bream, ↑Serranidae, ↑family Serranidae, ↑Embiotocidae, ↑family Embiotocidae, ↑Priacanthidae, ↑family Priacanthidae, ↑Apogonidae, ↑family Apogonidae, ↑Malacanthidae, ↑family Malacanthidae, ↑Pomatomidae, ↑family Pomatomidae, ↑Rachycentridae, ↑family Rachycentridae, ↑Carangidae, ↑family Carangidae, ↑Coryphaenidae, ↑family Coryphaenidae, ↑Bramidae, ↑family Bramidae, ↑Branchiostegidae, ↑family Branchiostegidae, ↑Cichlidae, ↑family Cichlidae, ↑Lutjanidae, ↑family Lutjanidae, ↑Haemulidae, ↑family Haemulidae, ↑Sparidae, ↑family Sparidae, ↑sea bream, ↑Sciaenidae, ↑family Sciaenidae, ↑Mullidae, ↑family Mullidae, ↑Mugiloidea, ↑suborder Mugiloidea, ↑Kyphosidae, ↑family Kyphosidae, ↑Ephippidae, ↑family Ephippidae, ↑Chaetodontidae, ↑family Chaetodontidae, ↑Pomacentridae, ↑family Pomacentridae, ↑Labridae, ↑family Labridae, ↑Scaridae, ↑family Scaridae, ↑Polynemidae, ↑family Polynemidae, ↑Opisthognathidae, ↑family Opisthognathidae, ↑Uranoscopidae, ↑family Uranoscopidae, ↑Blennioidea, ↑suborder Blennioidea, ↑Ammodytidae, ↑family Ammodytidae, ↑Callionymidae, ↑family Callionymidae, ↑Gobiidae, ↑family Gobiidae, ↑Eleotridae, ↑family Eleotridae, ↑Percophidae, ↑family Percophidae, ↑Toxotidae, ↑family Toxotidae, ↑Microdesmidae, ↑family Microdesmidae, ↑Acanthuridae, ↑family Acanthuridae, ↑Gempylidae, ↑family Gempylidae, ↑Trichiuridae, ↑family Trichiuridae, ↑Scombroidea, ↑suborder Scombroidea, ↑Stromateidae, ↑family Stromateidae, ↑Gobiesocidae, ↑family Gobiesocidae, ↑Lobotidae, ↑family Lobotidae, ↑Gerreidae, ↑family Gerreidae, ↑Gerridae, ↑family Gerridae

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\\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈfȯr(ˌ)mēz\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin perca perch + New Latin -iformes — more at perch
in some classifications : a group of fishes nearly or exactly equivalent to Percoidea

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  • Perciformes — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perciformes — n. m. pl. ICHTYOL Ordre de poissons téléostéens acanthoptérygiens dont la vessie gazeuse ne communique pas avec l oesophage (perche, daurade, mulet, thon, etc.) Sing. Un perciforme …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Perciformes — Perciformes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Perciformes —   Perciformes Perca flavescens …   Wikipedia Español

  • Perciformes — Taxobox name = Perciformes image width = 250px image caption = Yellow perch ( Perca flavescens ) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes subdivision ranks = Families subdivision = many, see text The… …   Wikipedia

  • Perciformes — Barschartige Amerikanischer Flussbarsch (Perca flavescens) Systematik Reihe: Knochenfische (Osteichthyes) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Perciformes — ešeržuvės statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas būrys atitikmenys: lot. Perciformes angl. perch like fishes; spiny fishes rus. окунеобразные ryšiai: platesnis terminas – kaulinės žuvys siauresnis terminas – afrikinės kirmžuvės… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Perciformes — …   Википедия

  • perciformes — ► masculino plural ZOOLOGÍA Orden de peces osteíctios, el más extenso de toda la clase, de cuerpo en forma de huso o, raramente, de cinta y aletas dotadas de radios espiniformes …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • perciformes — per·ci·for·mes …   English syllables

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