genus Atherinopsis

noun
a genus of Atherinidae
Syn: ↑Atherinopsis
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Atherinidae, ↑family Atherinidae
Member Meronyms: ↑jacksmelt, ↑Atherinopsis californiensis

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

  • Atherinopsis californiensis — noun a relatively large silversides of the Pacific coast of North America (known to reach 18 inches in length) • Syn: ↑jacksmelt • Hypernyms: ↑silversides, ↑silverside • Member Holonyms: ↑Atherinopsis, ↑genus Atherinopsis …   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

  • jacksmelt — noun a relatively large silversides of the Pacific coast of North America (known to reach 18 inches in length) • Syn: ↑Atherinopsis californiensis • Hypernyms: ↑silversides, ↑silverside • Member Holonyms: ↑Atherinopsis, ↑ge …   Useful english dictionary

  • Atherinidae — noun small spiny finned fishes of both salt and fresh water • Syn: ↑family Atherinidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Mugiloidea, ↑suborder Mugiloidea • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Atherinidae — noun small spiny finned fishes of both salt and fresh water • Syn: ↑Atherinidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Mugiloidea, ↑suborder Mugiloidea • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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