genus Cryptacanthodes

noun
a genus of Stichaeidae
Syn: ↑Cryptacanthodes
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Stichaeidae, ↑family Stichaeidae
Member Meronyms: ↑wrymouth, ↑ghostfish, ↑Cryptacanthodes maculatus

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  • Cryptacanthodes giganteus — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

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

  • Cryptacanthodes maculatus — Wrymouth Wry mouth , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of large, elongated, marine fishes of the genus {Cryptacanthodes}, especially {Cryptacanthodes maculatus} of the American coast. A whitish variety is called {ghostfish}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cryptacanthodes maculatus — noun eellike Atlantic bottom fish with large almost vertical mouth • Syn: ↑wrymouth, ↑ghostfish • Hypernyms: ↑blennioid fish, ↑blennioid • Member Holonyms: ↑Cryptacanthodes, ↑ …   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

  • Cryptacanthodidae — Cryptacanthodes giganteus Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Wrymouth — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • wrymouth — noun eellike Atlantic bottom fish with large almost vertical mouth • Syn: ↑ghostfish, ↑Cryptacanthodes maculatus • Hypernyms: ↑blennioid fish, ↑blennioid • Member Holonyms: ↑Cryptacanthodes, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ghostfish — noun eellike Atlantic bottom fish with large almost vertical mouth • Syn: ↑wrymouth, ↑Cryptacanthodes maculatus • Hypernyms: ↑blennioid fish, ↑blennioid • Member Holonyms: ↑Cryptacanthodes, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Stichaeidae — noun pricklebacks • Syn: ↑Stichaeidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Blennioidea, ↑suborder Blennioidea • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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