Threadfish
Threadfish Thread"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The cutlass fish. (b) A carangoid fish ({Caranx gallus}, or {Caranx crinitus}) having the anterior rays of the soft dorsal and anal fins prolonged in the form of long threads. [1913 Webster]

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  • threadfish — noun fish having greatly elongated front rays on dorsal and anal fins • Syn: ↑thread fish, ↑Alectis ciliaris • Hypernyms: ↑jack • Member Holonyms: ↑Alectis, ↑genus Alectis * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ …   Useful english dictionary

  • threadfish — Polyneme Pol y*neme, n. [Poly + Gr. ? thread.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of tropical food fishes of the family {Polynemid[ae]}. They have several slender filaments, often very long, below the pectoral fin. Some of them yield… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • threadfish — /thred fish /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) threadfish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) threadfishes. any of several jacks of the genus Alectis, esp. A. ciliaris, having the front rays of the dorsal and anal fins greatly elongated …   Universalium

  • threadfish —   Moi (for growth stages and sayings, see moi) …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • threadfish shad — pietinė bukasnukė perpelė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Dorosoma petence angl. Lake Peten shad; threadfish shad rus. озёрная доросома; южная доросома ryšiai: platesnis terminas – bukasnukės perpelės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • African threadfish — Taxobox name = African threadfish regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes subordo = Percoidei superfamilia = Percoidea familia = Carangidae genus = Alectis species = A. alexandrinus binomial = Alectis… …   Wikipedia

  • Indian threadfish — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • ciliated threadfish — ilgapelekis alektis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Alectis ciliaris angl. African pompano; ciliated threadfish; cobblerfish; hairfish; pennant trevally; shoemaker; sunfish; thread pompano; thread… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Caranx crinitus — Threadfish Thread fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The cutlass fish. (b) A carangoid fish ({Caranx gallus}, or {Caranx crinitus}) having the anterior rays of the soft dorsal and anal fins prolonged in the form of long threads. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caranx gallus — Threadfish Thread fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The cutlass fish. (b) A carangoid fish ({Caranx gallus}, or {Caranx crinitus}) having the anterior rays of the soft dorsal and anal fins prolonged in the form of long threads. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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