family Anguillidae

noun
eels that live in fresh water as adults but return to the sea to spawn
Syn: ↑Anguillidae
Hypernyms: ↑fish family
Member Holonyms: ↑Anguilliformes, ↑order Anguilliformes, ↑order Apodes
Member Meronyms: ↑Anguilla, ↑genus Anguilla

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  • Anguillidae — n. a natural family of eels that live in fresh water as adults but return to the sea to spawn. Syn: family {Anguillidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anguillidae — noun eels that live in fresh water as adults but return to the sea to spawn • Syn: ↑family Anguillidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Anguilliformes, ↑order Anguilliformes, ↑order Apodes …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anguillidae — Taxobox name = Anguillidae fossil range = fossilrange|55|0 Early Eocene to Present [cite journal last = Sepkoski first = Jack authorlink = coauthors = title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera journal = Bulletins of American… …   Wikipedia

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  • Aale — Junge Amerikanische Aale (Anguilla rostrata) Systematik Unterklasse: Neuflosser (Neopterygii) Teilklasse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • New Zealand longfin eel — Māori: tuna New Zealand longfin eel at the base of a waterfall near Piha beach, Waitakere Ranges, Auckland. Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Anguilliformes — noun elongate fishes with pelvic fins and girdle absent or reduced • Syn: ↑order Anguilliformes, ↑order Apodes • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Malacopterygii, ↑superorder Malacopterygii …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Anguilliformes — noun elongate fishes with pelvic fins and girdle absent or reduced • Syn: ↑Anguilliformes, ↑order Apodes • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Malacopterygii, ↑superorder Malacopterygii …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Apodes — noun elongate fishes with pelvic fins and girdle absent or reduced • Syn: ↑Anguilliformes, ↑order Anguilliformes • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Malacopterygii, ↑superorder Malacopterygii …   Useful english dictionary

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