family Atherinidae


Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.family Atherinidae - small spiny-finned fishes of both salt and fresh waterfamily Atherinidae - small spiny-finned fishes of both salt and fresh water
fish family - any of various families of fish
Mugiloidea, suborder Mugiloidea - fishes distinguished by abdominal pelvic fins: families Mugilidae; Atherinidae; Sphyraenidae
silverside, silversides - small fishes having a silver stripe along each side; abundant along the Atlantic coast of the United States
Atherinopsis, genus Atherinopsis - a genus of Atherinidae
References in periodicals archive ?
Family Atherinidae (silversides).--The brook silverside (Labidesthes sicculus, 14) was collected solely from sites A, B, E & G in Hendricks County.

Full browser ?