Astropogon

noun
a genus of fish of the family Apogonidae
Syn: ↑genus Astropogon
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Apogonidae, ↑family Apogonidae

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  • genus Astropogon — noun a genus of fish of the family Apogonidae • Syn: ↑Astropogon • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Apogonidae, ↑family Apogonidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apogonidae — noun bright colored marine fishes that incubate eggs in the mouth • Syn: ↑family Apogonidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomorphi, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • conchfish — noun found in West Indies; lives in mantle cavity of a living conch • Syn: ↑Astropogon stellatus • Hypernyms: ↑cardinalfish * * * /kongk fish , konch /, n., pl. fishes, (esp. collectively) conchfish. a cardinalfish, Astropogon stellatus, of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Apogonidae — noun bright colored marine fishes that incubate eggs in the mouth • Syn: ↑Apogonidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomorphi, ↑ …   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

  • conchfish — /kongk fish , konch /, n., pl. fishes, (esp. collectively) conchfish. a cardinalfish, Astropogon stellatus, of the Atlantic Ocean. [CONCH + FISH] * * * …   Universalium

  • cardinalfish — noun small red fishes of coral reefs and inshore tropical waters • Hypernyms: ↑percoid fish, ↑percoid, ↑percoidean • Hyponyms: ↑flame fish, ↑flamefish, ↑Apogon maculatus, ↑conchfish, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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