genus Euthynnus

noun
a genus of Scombridae
Syn: ↑Euthynnus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Scombridae, ↑family Scombridae
Member Meronyms: ↑skipjack, ↑skipjack tuna, ↑Euthynnus pelamis

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

  • Euthynnus pelamis — noun oceanic schooling tuna of considerable value in Pacific but less in Atlantic; reaches 75 pounds; very similar to if not the same as oceanic bonito • Syn: ↑skipjack, ↑skipjack tuna • Hypernyms: ↑scombroid, ↑scombroid fish • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   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

  • Scombridae — noun marine food fishes: mackerels; chub mackerels; tuna • Syn: ↑family Scombridae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Scombroidea, ↑suborder Scombroidea • M …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Scombridae — noun marine food fishes: mackerels; chub mackerels; tuna • Syn: ↑Scombridae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Scombroidea, ↑suborder Scombroidea • Member Meronym …   Useful english dictionary

  • skipjack tuna — noun oceanic schooling tuna of considerable value in Pacific but less in Atlantic; reaches 75 pounds; very similar to if not the same as oceanic bonito • Syn: ↑skipjack, ↑Euthynnus pelamis • Hypernyms: ↑scombroid, ↑scombroid fish • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scombridae — Yellowfin tuna, Thunnus albacares Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Little tunny — Taxobox name = Little Tunny status = LC status system = iucn2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Scombridae genus = Euthynnus species = alletteratus range range map caption= binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • skipjack — noun Any of several unrelated fish, but especially several of the genus Euthynnus resembling tuna; Katsuwonus pelamis …   Wiktionary

  • Tuna — Tuna, are several species of ocean dwelling fish in the family Scombridae, mostly in the genus Thunnus . Tunas are fast swimmers they have been clocked at 70 km/h (45 mph) and include several species that are warm blooded. Unlike most fish… …   Wikipedia

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