genus Istiophorus

noun
type genus of the Istiophoridae
Syn: ↑Istiophorus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Istiophoridae, ↑family Istiophoridae
Member Meronyms: ↑Atlantic sailfish, ↑Istiophorus albicans

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  • Istiophorus — noun type genus of the Istiophoridae • Syn: ↑genus Istiophorus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Istiophoridae, ↑family Istiophoridae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • sailfish — /sayl fish /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) sailfish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) sailfishes. 1. a large tropical and subtropical marine fish, Istiophorus platypterus, of the family Istiophoridae, distinguished by a long, high… …   Universalium

  • Atlantic sailfish — Taxobox name = Atlantic sailfish regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Istiophoridae genus = Istiophorus genus authority = Lacépède, 1801 species = I. albicans binomial = Istiophorus albicans… …   Wikipedia

  • Indo-Pacific sailfish — Taxobox name = Indo Pacific sailfish regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Istiophoridae genus = Istiophorus genus authority = Lacépède, 1801 species = I. platypterus range range map caption=… …   Wikipedia

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