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Etheostomoid

Etheostomoid

(Science: zoology) Pertaining to, or like, the genus Etheostoma.

Any fish of the genus Etheostoma and related genera, allied to the perches; also called darter. The etheostomoids are small and often bright-coloured fishes inhabiting the fresh waters of North America. About seventy species are known. See darter.

Origin: NL. Etheostoma name of a genus.


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