genus Alectis

noun
a genus of Carangidae
Syn: ↑Alectis
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Carangidae, ↑family Carangidae
Member Meronyms: ↑threadfish, ↑thread-fish, ↑Alectis ciliaris

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  • Alectis — Taxobox name = Alectis fossil range = fossilrange|55|0 Eocene to Present [cite journal | last = Sepkoski | first = Jack | title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera | journal = Bulletins of American Paleontology | volume = 364 | pages =… …   Wikipedia

  • Alectis — noun a genus of Carangidae • Syn: ↑genus Alectis • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Carangidae, ↑family Carangidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alectis ciliaris — noun fish having greatly elongated front rays on dorsal and anal fins • Syn: ↑threadfish, ↑thread fish • Hypernyms: ↑jack • Member Holonyms: ↑Alectis, ↑genus Alectis …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish genus — noun any of various genus of fish • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Cyprinus, ↑genus Cyprinus, ↑Abramis, ↑genus Abramis, ↑Tinca, ↑genus Tinca, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • African pompano — (adult) and juvenile (bottom) Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Indian threadfish — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • African threadfish — Taxobox name = African threadfish regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes subordo = Percoidei superfamilia = Percoidea familia = Carangidae genus = Alectis species = A. alexandrinus binomial = Alectis… …   Wikipedia

  • Carangidae — Taxobox name = Jacks, pompanos, horse mackerels and scads image width = 240px image caption = Malabar trevally, Carangoides malabaricus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Carangidae… …   Wikipedia

  • threadfish — noun fish having greatly elongated front rays on dorsal and anal fins • Syn: ↑thread fish, ↑Alectis ciliaris • Hypernyms: ↑jack • Member Holonyms: ↑Alectis, ↑genus Alectis * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carangidae — noun large family of narrow bodied marine food fishes with widely forked tails; chiefly of warm seas • Syn: ↑family Carangidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomorphi, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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