Definition of Sciaenidae

1. Noun. Warm-water marine fishes including the drums and grunts and croakers and sea trout.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sciaenidae

Schweitzerian
Schweiz
Schwellenangst
Schwendeman
Schwendiman
Schweninger's method
Schweninger-Buzzi anetoderma
Schwyz
Schützenfest
Sciadopityaceae
Sciadopitys
Sciadopitys verticillata
Sciaena
Sciaena antarctica
Sciaena aquila
Sciaenidae
Sciaenops
Sciaenops ocellatus
Sciaridae
Scientological
Scientologist
Scientologists
Scientology
Scilla nonscripta
Scilla verna
Scillies
Scillonian
Scilly Islander
Scilly Islanders
Scilly Islands

Literary usage of Sciaenidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reports of Explorations and Surveys: To Ascertain the Most Practicable and by United States War Dept, Joseph Henry, United States Army. Corps of Engineers, Spencer Fullerton Baird (1855)
"The swimming bladder is peculiar, by the horn-like processes it exhibits. SYN.—sciaenidae, BONAP. Sagg. distr. anim. vertebr. 1831, 104.—STORER, Synops. ..."

2. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature by London International Fisheries Exhibition (1884)
"... sciaenidae, and Carangidae, which visit the Australian shores in vast shoals. From among these, fisheries might be formed, which, if carried on under ..."

3. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature by London International Fisheries Exhibition (1884)
"... sciaenidae, and Carangidae, which visit the Australian shores in vast shoals. From among these fisheries might be formed, which, if carried on under ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"The species fed to the hag-fish is in another paper described as a new genus of sciaenidae under the name of Cilas ..."

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