Belone longirostris
Billfish Bill"fish` (b[i^]l"f[i^]sh`), n. (Zo["o]l.) A name applied to several distinct fishes: (a) The garfish ({Tylosurus longirostris}, or {Belone longirostris}) and allied species. (b) The saury, a slender fish of the Atlantic coast ({Scomberesox saurus}). (c) The {Tetrapturus albidus}, a large oceanic species related to the swordfish; the spearfish. (d) The American fresh-water garpike ({Lepidosteus osseus}). [1913 Webster]

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  • Tylosurus longirostris — Billfish Bill fish (b[i^]l f[i^]sh ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A name applied to several distinct fishes: (a) The garfish ({Tylosurus longirostris}, or {Belone longirostris}) and allied species. (b) The saury, a slender fish of the Atlantic coast… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Billfish — Bill fish (b[i^]l f[i^]sh ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A name applied to several distinct fishes: (a) The garfish ({Tylosurus longirostris}, or {Belone longirostris}) and allied species. (b) The saury, a slender fish of the Atlantic coast ({Scomberesox… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lepidosteus osseus — Billfish Bill fish (b[i^]l f[i^]sh ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A name applied to several distinct fishes: (a) The garfish ({Tylosurus longirostris}, or {Belone longirostris}) and allied species. (b) The saury, a slender fish of the Atlantic coast… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scomberesox saurus — Billfish Bill fish (b[i^]l f[i^]sh ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A name applied to several distinct fishes: (a) The garfish ({Tylosurus longirostris}, or {Belone longirostris}) and allied species. (b) The saury, a slender fish of the Atlantic coast… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tetrapturus albidus — Billfish Bill fish (b[i^]l f[i^]sh ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A name applied to several distinct fishes: (a) The garfish ({Tylosurus longirostris}, or {Belone longirostris}) and allied species. (b) The saury, a slender fish of the Atlantic coast… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • САРГАНООБРАЗНЫЕ — (Beloniformes), отряд костистых рыб. Известны с эоцена. Дл. от 4 7 см до 1,8 м. 9 15 лучей жаберной перепонки. Чешуя циклоидная. Плавники без колючек. Спинной плавник один, брюшные абдоминальные, с 6 лучами. У нек рых С. кости зеленоватого цвета …   Биологический энциклопедический словарь

  • Hecht [1] — Hecht (Esox), Gattung der Familie Hechte; die Fettflosse fehlt, alle haben eine Schwimmblase, Rückenflosse meist der Afterflosse gegenüber; dazu die Untergattungen: a) Eigentlicher H. (Esox Cuv.), Schnauze länglich, stumpf, breit, niedergedrückt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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