Capros aper
Boarfish Boar"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A Mediterranean fish ({Capros aper}), of the family {Caproid[ae]}; -- so called from the resemblance of the extended lips to a hog's snout. (b) An Australian percoid fish ({Histiopterus recurvirostris}), valued as a food fish. [1913 Webster]

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  • Capros aper — noun fish with a projecting snout • Syn: ↑boarfish • Hypernyms: ↑spiny finned fish, ↑acanthopterygian • Member Holonyms: ↑Capros, ↑genus Capros …   Useful english dictionary

  • Capros — noun a genus of fish in the family Caproidae • Syn: ↑genus Capros • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Caproidae, ↑family Caproidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Capros — noun a genus of fish in the family Caproidae • Syn: ↑Capros • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Caproidae, ↑family Caproidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caproidae — Eberfische Eberfisch (Capros aper) Systematik Reihe: Knochenfische (Osteichthyes) Kla …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Eberfische — Eberfisch (Capros aper) Systematik Ctenosquamata Acanthomorpha …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Eberfisch — in einem Aquarium des Aquazoo Düsseldorf Systematik Barschverwandte (Percomorpha) Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • boarfish — noun 1. fish with large eyes and long snouts • Hypernyms: ↑spiny finned fish, ↑acanthopterygian • Member Holonyms: ↑Antigonia, ↑genus Antigonia 2. fish with a projecting snout • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caproidae — Taxobox name = Boarfishes image width = 250px image caption = Deepbody boarfish, Antigonia capros regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Zeiformes familia = Caproidae subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = Antigonia …   Wikipedia

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