genus Psenes

noun
a genus of Stromateidae
Syn: ↑Psenes
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Stromateidae, ↑family Stromateidae
Member Meronyms: ↑driftfish

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  • Psenes — Taxobox name = Psenes fossil range = Early Oligocene to Present [cite journal last = Sepkoski first = Jack authorlink = coauthors = title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera journal = Bulletins of American Paleontology volume = 364… …   Wikipedia

  • Psenes — noun a genus of Stromateidae • Syn: ↑genus Psenes • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Stromateidae, ↑family Stromateidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   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

  • Driftfish — Driftfishes Bluefin driftfish, Psenes pellucidus Scientific classification Kingdom: Ani …   Wikipedia

  • Bluefin driftfish — Taxobox | name = Bluefin driftfish image caption = Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Nomeidae genus = Psenes species = P. pellucidus binomial = Psenes pellucidus… …   Wikipedia

  • family Stromateidae — noun butterfishes: harvest fishes; dollar fishes • Syn: ↑Stromateidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomorphi, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stromateidae — noun butterfishes: harvest fishes; dollar fishes • Syn: ↑family Stromateidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomorphi, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • driftfish — noun 1. larger butterfishes of the western Atlantic from the New York area to the northern Gulf of Mexico • Hypernyms: ↑butterfish, ↑stromateid fish, ↑stromateid • Member Holonyms: ↑Ariomma, ↑genus Ariomma 2. small (6 inches) tropical… …   Useful english dictionary

  • driftfish — /drift fish /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) driftfish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) driftfishes. any of several butterfishes, esp. of the genus Psenes, inhabiting tropical waters. [1860 65; DRIFT + FISH] * * * …   Universalium

  • Agaonidae — Научная классификация …   Википедия

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