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Definition 1: any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes - [noun denoting animal]

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(percoid is a kind of ...) a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays

(... is a kind of percoid ) elongated mostly scaleless marine fishes with large pectoral fins and reduced pelvic fins

(... is a kind of percoid ) small pallid fishes of shoal tropical waters of North America and South America having eyes on stalks atop head; they burrow in sand to await prey

(... is a kind of percoid ) heavy-bodied marine bottom-lurkers with eyes on flattened top of the head

(... is a kind of percoid ) small large-mouthed tropical marine fishes common along sandy bottoms; males brood egg balls in their mouths; popular aquarium fishes

(... is a kind of percoid ) mullet-like tropical marine fishes having pectoral fins with long threadlike rays

(... is a kind of percoid ) gaudy tropical fishes with parrotlike beaks formed by fusion of teeth

(... is a kind of percoid ) chiefly tropical marine fishes with fleshy lips and powerful teeth; usually brightly colored

(... is a kind of percoid ) small brilliantly colored tropical marine fishes of coral reefs

(... is a kind of percoid ) small usually brilliantly colored tropical marine fishes having narrow deep bodies with large broad fins; found worldwide

(... is a kind of percoid ) deep-bodied disk-shaped food fish of warmer western Atlantic coastal waters

(... is a kind of percoid ) schooling fishes mostly of Indian and western Pacific oceans; two species in western Atlantic

(... is a kind of percoid ) freshwater or coastal food fishes a spindle-shaped body; found worldwide

(... is a kind of percoid ) small spiny-finned fish of coastal or brackish waters having a large head and elongated tapering body having the ventral fins modified as a sucker

(... is a kind of percoid ) tropical fish that resembles a goby and rests quietly on the bottom in shallow water

(... is a kind of percoid ) a small fish of the genus Sillago; excellent food fish

(... is a kind of percoid ) small silvery schooling fishes with protrusible mouths found in warm coastal waters

(... is a kind of percoid ) large food fish of warm waters worldwide having long anal and dorsal fins that with a caudal fin suggest a three-lobed tail

(... is a kind of percoid ) very small (to 3 inches) flattened marine fish with a sucking disc on the abdomen for clinging to rocks etc.

(... is a kind of percoid ) small marine fish with a short compressed body and feeble spines

(... is a kind of percoid ) important marine food and game fishes found in all tropical and temperate seas; some are at least partially endothermic and can thrive in colder waters

(... is a kind of percoid ) long-bodied marine fishes having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp teeth; closely related to snake mackerel

(... is a kind of percoid ) snake mackerels; elongated marine fishes with oily flesh; resembles mackerels; found worldwide

(... is a kind of percoid ) brightly colored coral-reef fish with knifelike spines at the tail

(... is a kind of percoid ) poorly known family of small tropical shallow-water fishes related to gobies

(... is a kind of percoid ) any of several small freshwater fishes that catch insects by squirting water at them and knocking them into the water; found in Indonesia and Australia

(... is a kind of percoid ) pallid bottom-dwelling flat-headed fish with large eyes and a duck-like snout

(... is a kind of percoid ) bottom dwelling marine warm water fishes with two barbels on the chin

(... is a kind of percoid ) widely distributed family of carnivorous percoid fishes having a large air bladder used to produce sound

(... is a kind of percoid ) any of numerous marine percoid fishes especially (but not exclusively) of the family Sparidae

(... is a kind of percoid ) marine food sport fishes mainly of warm coastal waters

(... is a kind of percoid ) nontechnical name for any of numerous edible marine and freshwater spiny-finned fishes

(... is a kind of percoid ) small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes of North America usually having a laterally compressed body and metallic luster: crappies; black bass; bluegills; pumpkinseed

(... is a kind of percoid ) any of several elongate long-snouted freshwater game and food fishes widely distributed in cooler parts of the northern hemisphere

(... is a kind of percoid ) a kind of percoid fish

(... is a kind of percoid ) found living within the alimentary canals of e.g. sea cucumbers or between the shells of pearl oysters in or near shallow seagrass beds

(... is a kind of percoid ) deep-sea fishes

(... is a kind of percoid ) elongate compressed somewhat eel-shaped fishes

(... is a kind of percoid ) either of two small silvery scaleless fishes of the northern Pacific that burrow into sand

(... is a kind of percoid ) spiny-finned freshwater food and game fishes

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

(... is a kind of percoid ) small to medium-sized shallow-water fishes of the Pacific coast of North America

(... is a kind of percoid ) red fishes of American coastal tropical waters having very large eyes and rough scales

(... is a kind of percoid ) brightly colored carnivorous fish of western Atlantic and West Indies waters

(... is a kind of percoid ) spiny-finned food fishes of warm waters having well-developed teeth

(... is a kind of percoid ) medium-sized tropical marine food fishes that utter grunting sounds when caught

(... is a kind of percoid ) any of several large sharp-toothed marine food and sport fishes of the family Lutjanidae of mainly tropical coastal waters

(... is a kind of percoid ) freshwater fishes of tropical America and Africa and Asia similar to American sunfishes; some are food fishes; many small ones are popular in aquariums

(... is a kind of percoid ) important marine food fishes

(... is a kind of percoid ) large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)

(... is a kind of percoid ) a percoid fish of the family Carangidae

(... is a kind of percoid ) large dark-striped tropical food and game fish related to remoras; found worldwide in coastal to open waters

(... is a kind of percoid ) bluish warm-water marine food and game fish that follow schools of small fishes into shallow waters

(... is a kind of percoid ) yellow-spotted violet food fish of warm deep waters

(... is a kind of percoid ) small red fishes of coral reefs and inshore tropical waters

(... is a member of percoid) one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna

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