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Acanthopterygian   Listen
adjective
Acanthopterygian  adj.  (Zool.) Belonging to the order of fishes having spinose fins, as the perch.






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"Acanthopterygian" Quotes from Famous Books



... view, I suppose, of frustrating anything like a guerrilla plunder-movement upon his widely extended rear. Ay, there must be something strangely entrancing in dragging the shoal waters with a hand-line, for unsuspicious, easily duped members of the acanthopterygian tribe of fishes,—under which alarming denomination come, I believe, nearly all the finny fellows to be met with on these sand-banks, from the bluefish to the burgall. Only think how stuck up they would be above the ...
— Atlantic Monthly Volume 7, No. 40, February, 1861 • Various



Words linked to "Acanthopterygian" :   silverside, soft-finned fish, sand eel, flashlight fish, Capros aper, Acanthopterygii, angler fish, suckerfish, teleost, monkfish, squirrelfish, percoidean, dory, frogfish, plectognath, teleost fish, launce, remora, allmouth, anglerfish, scorpaenoid, prickleback, percoid, Opsanus tau, percoid fish, sand lance, angler, anomalops, teleostan



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