genus Katsuwonus

noun
oceanic bonitos; in some classifications placed in its own family Katsuwonidae
Syn: ↑Katsuwonus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Scombridae, ↑family Scombridae
Member Meronyms: ↑bonito, ↑oceanic bonito, ↑Katsuwonus pelamis

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  • Katsuwonus — prop. n. A genus of oceanic bonitos; in some classifications it is placed in its own family {Katsuwonidae}. Syn: genus {Katsuwonus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Katsuwonus — noun oceanic bonitos; in some classifications placed in its own family Katsuwonidae • Syn: ↑genus Katsuwonus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Scombridae, ↑family Scombridae • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Katsuwonus pelamis — noun fish whose flesh is dried and flaked for Japanese cookery; may be same species as skipjack tuna • Syn: ↑bonito, ↑oceanic bonito • Hypernyms: ↑scombroid, ↑scombroid fish • Member Holonyms: ↑Katsuwonus, ↑ …   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

  • oceanic bonito — noun fish whose flesh is dried and flaked for Japanese cookery; may be same species as skipjack tuna • Syn: ↑bonito, ↑Katsuwonus pelamis • Hypernyms: ↑scombroid, ↑scombroid fish • Member Holonyms: ↑Katsuwonus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Skipjack tuna — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Katsuwonidae — noun in some classifications considered a separate family comprising the oceanic bonitos • Syn: ↑family Kasuwonidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Scombroidea, ↑suborder Scombroidea * * * ˌkatsəˈwänəˌdē …   Useful english dictionary

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

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