genus Merlangus

noun
whitings
Syn: ↑Merlangus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Gadidae, ↑family Gadidae
Member Meronyms: ↑whiting, ↑Merlangus merlangus, ↑Gadus merlangus

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  • Merlangus — noun whitings • Syn: ↑genus Merlangus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Gadidae, ↑family Gadidae • Member Meronyms: ↑whiting, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Merlangus merlangus — noun a food fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe resembling the cod; sometimes placed in genus Gadus • Syn: ↑whiting, ↑Gadus merlangus • Hypernyms: ↑gadoid, ↑gadoid fish • Member Holonyms: ↑Merlangus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gadus merlangus — noun a food fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe resembling the cod; sometimes placed in genus Gadus • Syn: ↑whiting, ↑Merlangus merlangus • Hypernyms: ↑gadoid, ↑gadoid fish • Member Holonyms: ↑Merlangus, ↑ …   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

  • Merlangius merlangus — For other fish known as whiting, see Whiting (fish). Whiting Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • Gadidae — noun large family of important mostly marine food fishes • Syn: ↑family Gadidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Gadiformes, ↑order Gadiformes • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Gadidae — noun large family of important mostly marine food fishes • Syn: ↑Gadidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Gadiformes, ↑order Gadiformes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • whiting — whiting1 /hwuy ting, wuy /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) whiting, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) whitings. 1. a slender food fish of the genus Menticirrhus, of the croaker family, inhabiting waters along the Atlantic coast of… …   Universalium

  • Sillaginidae — Taxobox fossil range = Eocene Recent name = Smelt whitings image width = 200px image caption = A catch of Japanese whiting, Sillago japonica regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes subordo = Percoidei… …   Wikipedia

  • Whiting (fish) (disambiguation) — A number of Actinopterygiian fish have been given the common name whiting.Gadiformes (Cod like)* The fish originally known by the name whiting in English is Merlangius merlangus , in the family Gadidae. This species inhabits the east Atlantic… …   Wikipedia

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