genus Peristedion


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Noun1.genus Peristedion - in some classifications the type genus of the subfamily Peristediinae: armored sea robins
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Triglidae, Triglidae - in some classifications restricted to the gurnards and subdivided into the subfamilies Triglinae (true sea robins) and Peristediinae (armored sea robins)
armored sea robin, armored searobin, Peristedion miniatum - sea robins having bony scutes on the body and barbels on the chin; found mostly on the continental slope