perciform definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or related to some of lots of seafood, of order Perciformes, that have fin spines, a swim kidney without a duct, typically ctenoid machines, and 17 or fewer caudal fin rays.
    • with respect to the Perciformes.
  • noun:
    • Such a fish
    • A percoid fish; a part of Perciformes.
  • others:
    • getting the kind or construction of a perch; percoid; of or with respect to the Perciformes.

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