Definition of Stromateid
1. Noun. Small marine fish with a short compressed body and feeble spines.
Generic synonyms: Percoid, Percoid Fish, Percoidean
Group relationships: Family Stromateidae, Stromateidae
Specialized synonyms: Dollarfish, Poronotus Triacanthus, California Pompano, Palometa, Palometa Simillima, Harvestfish, Paprilus Alepidotus, Driftfish, Driftfish, Barrelfish, Black Rudderfish, Hyperglyphe Perciformis
Terms within: Butterfish
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stromateid
Literary usage of Stromateid
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Contributions to Biology by Hopkins Marine Station (1895)
"Not very common. It reaches a length of 18 inches. Family stromateid^. 38. Rhombus simillimus (Ayres). PAMPANO. Rare in Puget Sound. Not taken by us. ..."
2. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"... of bony scutes along its edge; body much compressed. HH. Body oblong or elongate, much longer than deep. H. Body ovate, much compressed XLIV, stromateid ..."
3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1900)
"... while in mordax the silvery rt covers about three-quarters of the side. D. 14; A. 20. Length, 112 mm. Habitat. — Coasts of Peru and Chile. stromateid^E. ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1884)
"... types of the family will give the means of better appreciating the relations of the forms to be specially considered. Family stromateid.E. Synonymy. ..."
5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"... having a much-compressed body, a very deep head abruptly angulated at the occiput, and smooth silvery skin, (c) A stromateid ttsh. ..."
6. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1882)
"Gill discussed THE CHARACTERS AND RELATIONS OF THE stromateid.*^ Dr. D. \V. Prentiss followed with remarks on CHANGES PRODUCED IN THE BIRD FAUNA OK THE ..."