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Descriptor English: Perciformes
Descriptor Spanish: Perciformes
Descriptor Portuguese: Perciformes
Descriptor French: Perciformes
Entry term(s): Bluegill
Bluegills
Centrarchidae
Croaker
Croakers
Dolphin Fish
Fish, Sparid
Mackerel
Mackerels
Mahi-Mahi
Porgies
Sparid Fish
Sparus
Sunfishes
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.493.602
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010473
Scope note: The most diversified of all fish orders and the largest vertebrate order. It includes many of the commonly known fish such as porgies, croakers, sunfishes, dolphin fish, mackerels, TUNA, etc.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; do not confuse entry term DOLPHIN FISH with DOLPHINS which are mammals
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Fishes (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note: 87
History Note: 87
DeCS ID: 19288
Unique ID: D010473
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1986/04/15
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Perciformes - Preferred
Concept UI M0016269
Scope note The most diversified of all fish orders and the largest vertebrate order. It includes many of the commonly known fish such as porgies, croakers, sunfishes, dolphin fish, mackerels, TUNA, etc.
Preferred term Perciformes
Croakers - Narrower
Concept UI M0016265
Preferred term Croakers
Entry term(s) Croaker
Mackerel
Mackerels
Sunfishes - Narrower
Concept UI M0016273
Preferred term Sunfishes
Entry term(s) Centrarchidae
Porgies - Narrower
Concept UI M0016270
Preferred term Porgies
Sparid Fish - Narrower
Concept UI M0016271
Preferred term Sparid Fish
Entry term(s) Fish, Sparid
Sparus - Narrower
Concept UI M0016272
Preferred term Sparus
Bluegill - Narrower
Concept UI M0016264
Preferred term Bluegill
Entry term(s) Bluegills
Dolphin Fish - Narrower
Concept UI M0016266
Preferred term Dolphin Fish
Entry term(s) Mahi-Mahi



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