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Definition 1: a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for acanthopterygian in the sense of this definition

(acanthopterygian is a kind of ...) a bony fish of the subclass Teleostei

(... is a kind of acanthopterygian ) very small, brightly colored (especially red) nocturnal fishes of shallow waters or tropical reefs; they make sounds like a squirrel's bark

(... is a kind of acanthopterygian ) any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes

(... is a kind of acanthopterygian ) marine fishes with a flattened elongated body and a sucking disk on the head for attaching to large fish or moving objects

(... is a kind of acanthopterygian ) small fishes having a silver stripe along each side; abundant along the Atlantic coast of the United States

(... is a kind of acanthopterygian ) any voracious marine fish of the genus Sphyraena having an elongated cylindrical body and large mouth with projecting lower jaw and long strong teeth

(... is a kind of acanthopterygian ) very small silvery eellike schooling fishes that burrow into sandy beaches

(... is a kind of acanthopterygian ) small often brightly colored scaleless marine bottom-dwellers; found in tropical and warm temperate waters of Europe and America

(... is a kind of acanthopterygian ) fishes having the head armored with bony plates

(... is a kind of acanthopterygian ) tropical marine fishes having the teeth fused into a beak and thick skin covered with bony plates or spines

(... is a kind of acanthopterygian ) small fantastically formed and colored fishes found among masses of sargassum

(... is a kind of acanthopterygian ) fish having a frog-like mouth with a lure on the snout

(... is a kind of acanthopterygian ) bottom-dwelling fish having scaleless slimy skin and a broad thick head with a wide mouth

(... is a kind of acanthopterygian ) fish having a luminous organ beneath eye; of warm waters of the western Pacific and Puerto Rico

(... is a kind of acanthopterygian ) fish of deep dark waters having a light organ below each eye

(... is a kind of acanthopterygian ) marine fishes widely distributed in mid-waters and deep slope waters

(... is a kind of acanthopterygian ) fish with a projecting snout

(... is a kind of acanthopterygian ) fish with large eyes and long snouts

(... is a kind of acanthopterygian ) small (2-4 inches) pugnacious mostly scaleless spiny-backed fishes of northern fresh and littoral waters having elaborate courtship; subjects of much research

(... is a kind of acanthopterygian ) bottom-dweller of warm western Atlantic coastal waters having a flattened scaleless body that crawls about on fleshy pectoral and pelvic fins

(... is a kind of acanthopterygian ) fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey

(... is a kind of acanthopterygian ) any of several families of fishes having flattened bodies that swim along the sea floor on one side of the body with both eyes on the upper side

(... is a member of acanthopterygian) teleost fishes having fins with sharp bony rays

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