genus Scomber

noun
type genus of the Scombridae
Syn: ↑Scomber
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Scombridae, ↑family Scombridae
Member Meronyms:

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  • Scomber — Taxobox name = Scomber image caption = Blue mackerel, Scomber australasicus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Scombridae genus = Scomber genus authority = Linnaeus, 1758 subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

  • Scomber scombrus — Mackerel Mack er*el, n. [OF. maquerel, F. maquereau (LL. macarellus), prob. for maclereau, fr. L. macula a spot, in allusion to the markings on the fish. See {Mail} armor.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any species of the genus {Scomber} of the family {Scombridae} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scomber colias — noun medium sized mackerel of temperate Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico • Syn: ↑Spanish mackerel • Hypernyms: ↑mackerel • Member Holonyms: ↑Scomber, ↑genus Scomber • Part Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scomber japonicus — noun small mackerel found nearly worldwide • Syn: ↑chub mackerel, ↑tinker • Hypernyms: ↑mackerel • Member Holonyms: ↑Scomber, ↑genus Scomber …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scomber scombrus — noun important food fish of the northern Atlantic and Mediterranean; its body is greenish blue with dark bars and small if any scales • Syn: ↑common mackerel, ↑shiner • Hypernyms: ↑mackerel • Member Holonyms: ↑Scomber, ↑genus Scomber …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scomber — Scom ber, n. [L., a mackerel, Gr. sko mbros.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of acanthopterygious fishes which includes the common mackerel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • genus — (plural genera)) 1) a category above species and next below the family group; (plural genera) 2) an individual taxon of the category genus as Salmo, Scomber, Bothus. A nominal genus is a named genus, objectively defined by its type species; thus …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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

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