Atherinidae


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Atherinidae

[‚ath·ə′rin·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The silversides, a family of actinopterygian fishes of the order Atheriniformes.
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Midlateral scales small and crenulated posteriorly, the last, a unique feature for Old World Atherinidae.
13), anteroposteriorly progressively decreasing in width, becoming thin and pungent; condition typical for all Atherinidae as is remainder of vertebral column.
olivaceus, blackspotted topminnow 10 Poeciliidae Gambusia affinis, western mosquitofish 117 28 13 Atherinidae Labidesthes sicculus, brook silverside 54 3 9 Cottidae Cottus bairdi, mottled sculpin 1411 838 167 C.
These included 10 families, with I species each of Lepisosteidae, Clupeidae, Poeciliidae, Atherinidae, Cottidae; 2 species of Ictaluridae; 4 species of Percidae; 6 species of Catostomidae; 9 species of Centrarchidae; and 13 species of Cyprinidae.
olivaceus (Storer), blackspotted topminnow W, NE Family Poeciliidae (live-bearing fishes) Gambusia affinis (Baird & Girard), mosquitofish W Order Atheriniformes Family Atherinidae (silversides) Labidesthes sicculus (Cope), I brook silverside Menida beryllina (Cope), inland S silverside Order Mugiliformes Family Mugilidae Mugil cephalus Linnaeus, striped S mullet Order Gasterosteiformers S (sticklebacks) Family Gasterosteidae (sticklebacks) Culaea inconstans (Kirtland), N, SE brook stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus, NW Linnaeus, threespine stickleback Pungitius pungitius (Linnaeus), NW ninespine stickleback Order Scorpaeniformes Family Cottidae (sculpins) Cottus bairdi (Girard, mottled I sculpin C.
miurus, brindled madtom 53, 65 Pylodictis olivaris, 1-4, 6-9, 46, 50, 65 flathead catfish Gadidae Lota Iota, burbot Curry and Spacie (1978) Fundulidae Fundulus notatus, blackstripe 14,15 topiminnow Atherinidae Labidesthes sicculus, brook 65 silverside Moronidae Morone chrysops, white bass 3, 4, 6, 9, 10 M.