genus Tetragonurus

noun
a genus of Stromateidae
Syn: ↑Tetragonurus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Stromateidae, ↑family Stromateidae
Member Meronyms: ↑squaretail

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  • Tetragonurus — noun a genus of Stromateidae • Syn: ↑genus Tetragonurus • 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

  • Squaretail — Taxobox name = Squaretails image width = 240px image caption = Smalleye squaretail, Tetragonurus cuvieri Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Tetragonuridae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • Smalleye squaretail — Taxobox name = Smalleye squaretail image caption = Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Tetragonuridae genus = Tetragonurus species = T. cuvieri binomial =… …   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

  • squaretail — noun sluggish square tailed fish armored with tough bony scales; of deep warm waters • Hypernyms: ↑scombroid, ↑scombroid fish • Member Holonyms: ↑Tetragonurus, ↑genus Tetragonurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • squaretail — /skwair tayl /, n. any of several fishes of the genus Tetragonurus, inhabiting deep waters of tropical and temperate seas, having a squarish tail and an armor of tough, bony scales. [1835 45; SQUARE + TAIL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • squaretail — noun A perciform fish of the genus Tetragonurus, found in tropical and subtropical oceans. Syn: tetragonurid …   Wiktionary

  • Tokiharu Abe — (born April 3, 1911 in Tokyo, died August 9, 1996 in Tokyo) was a Japanese ichthyologist. He worked for the University Museum of the University of Tokyo. Abe became notable for his taxonomic studies on the pufferfish (Tetraodontidae, Teleostei)… …   Wikipedia

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