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Noun1.Siluriformes - an order of fish belonging to the superorder Malacopterygii including catfishes
animal order - the order of animals
Malacopterygii, superorder Malacopterygii - an extensive group of teleost fishes having fins supported by flexible cartilaginous rays
siluriform fish, catfish - any of numerous mostly freshwater bottom-living fishes of Eurasia and North America with barbels like whiskers around the mouth
family Siluridae, Siluridae - Old World catfishes
Ameiuridae, family Ameiuridae - North American catfishes
Ariidae, family Ariidae - sea catfishes
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It may serve, let us hope, to symbolise some sweet moral blossom that may be found along the track, or relieve the darkening close of a tale of human frailty and sorrow
On the branches of the cedars were perched large eagles; amid the foliage of the weeping willows were herons, solemnly standing on one leg; and on every hand were crows, ducks, hawks, wild birds, and a multitude of cranes, which the Japanese consider sacred, and which to their minds symbolise long life and prosperity.
To Anne, it always seemed to symbolise Leslie's glowing, pent-up personality, denied all expression save in that flaming glint.
Pleuronectiformes 1% Characiformes 63% Siluriformes 23% Perciformes 9% Beloniformes 1% Gymnotiformes 3% Nota: Tabla derivada de grafico segmentado.
Although the Siluriformes species show females frequently larger than males (Gomiero & Braga, 2007), this characteristic was not registered for H.
La representacion general por ordenes estuvo dominada por los Characiformes (9 familias, 19 especies) y Siluriformes (5 familias, 16 especies), la abundancia tambien fue dominada por estos dos ordenes aportando el primero el 58.
This change does not affect meat, poultry, processed eggs, siluriformes and most alcoholic beverages.
Es evidente la abundancia en numero de individuos por parte de los Siluriformes (3 familias y 5 especies), seguido por los Characiformes (3 familias y 7 especies) y de los Gymnotiformes (2 familias y 2 especies), en las diferentes epocas del ano.
other catfish species, is in the taxonomic order Siluriformes and is
El genero Zungaro pertenece al grupo de siluriformes explotados comercialmente que alcanza grandes tallas (I), se distribuye en las cuencas del Orinoco (2-4), Amazonas (5) y Parana, Paraguay (I).
But catfishes, known more formally as the order Siluriformes, are a vast and diverse order of fishes, with many seafaring species.