genus Alepisaurus

noun
slender scaleless predaceous tropical deep-sea fishes
Syn: ↑Alepisaurus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Teleostei, ↑subclass Teleostei
Member Meronyms: ↑lancetfish, ↑lancet fish, ↑wolffish, ↑handsaw fish

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  • Alepisaurus — Taxobox name = Alepisaurus fossil range = fossilrange|14|0 Middle Miocene Present [cite journal last = Sepkoski first = Jack authorlink = coauthors = title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera journal = Bulletins of American Paleontology …   Wikipedia

  • Alepisaurus — noun slender scaleless predaceous tropical deep sea fishes • Syn: ↑genus Alepisaurus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Teleostei, ↑subclass Teleostei • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   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

  • Lancetfish — For the United States Navy submarine, see USS Lancetfish (SS 296) Taxobox name = Lancetfishes fossil range = Middle Miocene Present [cite journal last = Sepkoski first = Jack authorlink = coauthors = title = A compendium of fossil marine animal… …   Wikipedia

  • handsaw fish — noun a soft finned fish of the genus Alepisaurus • Hypernyms: ↑soft finned fish, ↑malacopterygian • Member Holonyms: ↑Alepisaurus, ↑genus Alepisaurus * * * noun Etymology: so called from the finely serrated edge of the dorsal ray …   Useful english dictionary

  • lancet fish — noun large elongate scaleless oceanic fishes with sharp teeth and a long dorsal fin that resembles a sail • Syn: ↑lancetfish, ↑wolffish • Hypernyms: ↑soft finned fish, ↑malacopterygian • Member Holonyms: ↑Alepisaurus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • lancetfish — noun large elongate scaleless oceanic fishes with sharp teeth and a long dorsal fin that resembles a sail • Syn: ↑lancet fish, ↑wolffish • Hypernyms: ↑soft finned fish, ↑malacopterygian • Member Holonyms: ↑Alepisaurus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wolffish — noun 1. large ferocious northern deep sea food fishes with strong teeth and no pelvic fins • Syn: ↑wolf fish, ↑catfish • Hypernyms: ↑blennioid fish, ↑blennioid • Member Holonyms: ↑Anarhichas, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • subclass Teleostei — noun large diverse group of bony fishes; includes most living species • Syn: ↑Teleostei • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Osteichthyes, ↑class Osteichthyes • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Teleostei — noun large diverse group of bony fishes; includes most living species • Syn: ↑subclass Teleostei • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Osteichthyes, ↑class Osteichthyes • Member Meronym …   Useful english dictionary

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