meaning of Atherine

Atherine meaning in General Dictionary

a tiny marine seafood for the family Atherinidaelig having a silvery stripe across the edges The European species Atherina presbyter is employed as meals The United states types Menidia notata is known as silversides and sand smelt See Silversides

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  • a little marine fish regarding the family Atherinidae, having a silvery stripe along the edges. The European species (Atherina presbyter) can be used as food. The American species (Menidia notata) is called silversides and sand smelt. See Silversides.