genus Lates

noun
a genus of large percoid fishes of fresh and brackish water
Syn: ↑Lates
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Centropomidae, ↑family Centropomidae

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  • Lates — Taxobox name = Lates fossil range = Oligocene recent [Murray,A.M., Attia,Y.S. A new species of Lates (Teleostei: Perciformes) from the Lower Oligocene of Egypt , Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 2004, 24(2):299–308 ] image width = 250px image… …   Wikipedia

  • Lates longispinis — Taxobox name = Rudolf lates status = DD status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Latidae genus = Lates species = L. longispinis binomial = Lates longispinis Lates… …   Wikipedia

  • Lates — noun a genus of large percoid fishes of fresh and brackish water • Syn: ↑genus Lates • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Centropomidae, ↑family Centropomidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lates calcarifer — noun a species of large perch noted for its sporting and eating qualities; lives in marine, estuary, and freshwater habitats • Syn: ↑barramundi, ↑giant perch, ↑giant seaperch, ↑Asian seabass, ↑white seabass • Hypernyms: ↑fish species …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lates — La tes, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a fish of the Nile.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of large percoid fishes, of which one species ({Lates Niloticus}) inhabits the Nile, and another ({Lates calcarifer}) is found in the Ganges and other Indian rivers. They are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lates calcarifer — Lates La tes, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a fish of the Nile.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of large percoid fishes, of which one species ({Lates Niloticus}) inhabits the Nile, and another ({Lates calcarifer}) is found in the Ganges and other Indian rivers. They… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lates Niloticus — Lates La tes, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a fish of the Nile.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of large percoid fishes, of which one species ({Lates Niloticus}) inhabits the Nile, and another ({Lates calcarifer}) is found in the Ganges and other Indian rivers. They… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fish genus — noun any of various genus of fish • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Cyprinus, ↑genus Cyprinus, ↑Abramis, ↑genus Abramis, ↑Tinca, ↑genus Tinca, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tanganyika lates — Taxobox name = Tanganyika lates status = EN | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Latidae genus = Lates species = L. angustifrons binomial = Lates angustifrons binomial …   Wikipedia

  • Albert lates — Taxobox name = Albert lates status = EN | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Latidae genus = Lates species = L. macrophthalmus binomial = Lates macrophthalmus binomial …   Wikipedia

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