genus Engraulis

noun
type genus of the family Engraulidae
Syn: ↑Engraulis
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus

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  • Engraulis — Taxobox name = Engraulis fossil range = fossilrange|11|0 Late Miocene to Present [cite journal last = Sepkoski first = Jack authorlink = coauthors = title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera journal = Bulletins of American Paleontology… …   Wikipedia

  • Engraulis — noun type genus of the family Engraulidae • Syn: ↑genus Engraulis • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Meronyms: ↑mediterranean anchovy, ↑Engraulis encrasicholus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Engraulis encrasicholus — noun esteemed for its flavor; usually preserved or used for sauces and relishes • Syn: ↑mediterranean anchovy • Hypernyms: ↑anchovy • Member Holonyms: ↑Engraulis, ↑genus Engraulis …   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

  • Argentine anchoita — Taxobox name = Argentine Anchovy image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Clupeiformes familia = Engraulidae genus = Engraulis species = E. anchoita binomial = Engraulis anchoita binomial authority = The …   Wikipedia

  • Peruvian anchoveta — Taxobox name = Peruvian anchoveta image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Clupeiformes familia = Engraulidae genus = Engraulis species = E. ringens binomial = Engraulis ringens binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Australian anchovy — Taxobox name = Australian Anchovy image caption = Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Clupeiformes familia = Engraulidae genus = Engraulis species = E. australis binomial = Engraulis… …   Wikipedia

  • European anchovy — Taxobox name = European anchovy image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Clupeiformes familia = Engraulidae genus = Engraulis species = E. encrasicolus binomial = Engraulis encrasicolus binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • mediterranean anchovy — noun esteemed for its flavor; usually preserved or used for sauces and relishes • Syn: ↑Engraulis encrasicholus • Hypernyms: ↑anchovy • Member Holonyms: ↑Engraulis, ↑genus Engraulis …   Useful english dictionary

  • anchovy — [ antʃəvi, an tʃəʊvi] noun (plural anchovies) a small shoaling fish of the herring family, an important food fish with a strong flavour. [Genus Engraulis: several species.] Origin C16: from Sp. and Port. anchova …   English new terms dictionary

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