Definitions for: Percoid


[n] Of or relating to the Percoidea, a large suborder of spiny-finned fishes that includes the perches, sunfishes, groupers, and grunts.



Webster (1913) Definition: Per"coid, a. [L. perca a perch + -oid: cf. F.
perco["i]de.] (Zo["o]l.)
Belonging to, or resembling, the perches, or family
Percid[ae]. -- n. Any fish of the genus Perca, or allied
genera of the family Percid[ae].

Synonyms: percoid fish, percoidean

See Also: acanthopterygian, angelfish, archerfish, bass, bigeye, blanquillo, blennioid, blennioid fish, bluefish, bream, brotula, butterfish, butterfly fish, carangid, carangid fish, cardinalfish, catalufa, centrarchid, Chaetodipterus faber, cichlid, cichlid fish, clingfish, cobia, cusk-eel, cutlassfish, damselfish, demoiselle, dolphin, dolphinfish, flathead, frost fish, gempylid, goby, gray mullet, grunt, gudgeon, hairtail, jawfish, Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps, mahimahi, mullet, order Perciformes, order Percomorphi, parrotfish, pearlfish, perch, Perciformes, Percomorphi, pike, pollyfish, Pomatomus saltatrix, Priacanthus arenatus, Rachycentron canadum, robolo, sand stargazer, sandfish, sciaenid, sciaenid fish, scombroid, scombroid fish, sea bream, sea chub, sergeant fish, serranid, serranid fish, sleeper, sleeper goby, snapper, spadefish, sparid, sparid fish, spiny-finned fish, stargazer, stromateid, stromateid fish, sunfish, surf fish, surffish, surfperch, surgeonfish, threadfin, tilefish, Toxotes jaculatrix, wormfish, wrasse

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