HyperDic: fish_family

English > 1 sense of the expression fish family:
NOUNanimalfish familyany of various families of fish
English > fish family: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of various families of fish.
Member ofVertebrata, subphylum Vertebrata, Craniata, subphylum Craniatafishes
NarrowerAcanthuridae, family Acanthuridaesurgeonfishes
Acipenseridae, family Acipenseridaesturgeons
Agonidae, family Agonidaepoachers
Albulidae, family Albulidaebonefish
Alopiidae, family Alopiidaethresher sharks
Ameiuridae, family AmeiuridaeNorth American catfishes
Amiidae, family AmiidaeOnly the bowfins
Ammodytidae, family Ammodytidaesand lances
Anabantidae, family Anabantidaesmall freshwater spiny-finned fishes of Africa and southern Asia
Anarhichadidae, family Anarhichadidaewolffishes
Anguillidae, family Anguillidaeeels that live in fresh water as adults but return to the sea to spawn
Anomalopidae, family AnomalopidaeA family of fish including
Antennariidae, family Antennariidaefrogfishes
Apogonidae, family Apogonidaebright-colored marine fishes that incubate eggs in the mouth
Argentinidae, family Argentinidaesmall marine soft-finned fishes with long silvery bodies
Ariidae, family Ariidaesea catfishes
Atherinidae, family Atherinidaesmall spiny-finned fishes of both salt and fresh water
Aulostomidae, family Aulostomidaetrumpetfishes
Balistidae, family Balistidaetriggerfishes
Batrachoididae, family Batrachoididaetoadfishes
Belonidae, family Belonidaeferocious fishes of warm regions resembling but unrelated to the freshwater gars
Blenniidae, family BlenniidaeA family of fish including
Bothidae, family BothidaeA family of fish of the order Heterosomata
Bramidae, family BramidaeDeep-bodied percoid fishes of the open / open seas
Branchiostegidae, family Branchiostegidaesmall family of marine fishes having covered gills
Brotulidae, family Brotulidaechiefly deep-sea fishes related to the Ophidiidae
Callionymidae, family Callionymidaedragonets
Caproidae, family Caproidaeboarfishes
Carangidae, family Carangidaelarge family of narrow-bodied marine food fishes with widely forked tails
Carapidae, family Carapidaepearlfishes
Carcharhinidae, family Carcharhinidaelargest family of living sharks
Carchariidae, family Carchariidae, Odontaspididae, family Odontaspididaesand sharks
Catostomidae, family Catostomidaesuckers
Centrarchidae, family Centrarchidaesunfish family
Centriscidae, family Centriscidaeshrimpfishes
Centropomidae, family CentropomidaeA family of fish or the order Perciformes including robalos
Ceratodontidae, family Ceratodontidaelungfishes having hornlike ridges on the teeth
Cetorhinidae, family CetorhinidaeIn some older classifications considered the family of the basking sharks
Chaetodontidae, family Chaetodontidaebutterfly fishes
Characidae, family CharacidaeTropical freshwater fishes of Africa and South America and Central America
Characinidae, family Characinidaeformer name of the Characidae
Chimaeridae, family ChimaeridaeA family of Holocephali
Chlorophthalmidae, family Chlorophthalmidaesmall family of soft-finned bottom-dwellers with large eyes
Cichlidae, family Cichlidaecichlids
Clinidae, family Clinidaeviviparous blennies of temperate and tropical seas
Clupeidae, family Clupeidaeherrings
Cobitidae, family Cobitidaeloaches
Congridae, family Congridaemarine eels
Coregonidae, family Coregonidaesoft-finned fishes comprising the freshwater whitefishes
Coryphaenidae, family Coryphaenidaelarge active pelagic percoid fish
Cottidae, family Cottidaesculpins
Cyclopteridae, family Cyclopteridaelumpfishes
Cynoglossidae, family Cynoglossidaetonguefishes
Cyprinidae, family CyprinidaeA family of fish including
Cyprinodontidae, family Cyprinodontidaelarge family of small soft-finned fishes
Dactylopteridae, family Dactylopteridaeflying gurnards
Dactyloscopidae, family Dactyloscopidaesand stargazers
Dasyatidae, family Dasyatidaesting rays
Diodontidae, family Diodontidaespiny puffers
Echeneididae, family Echeneididae, family Echeneidaefishes having a sucking disk on the head for clinging to other fishes and to ships
Electrophoridae, family Electrophoridaesmall family comprising the electric eels
Eleotridae, family Eleotridaesleepers
Elopidae, family Elopidaetarpons and ladyfishes
Embiotocidae, family Embiotocidaeviviparous percoid fishes comprising the surf fishes
Engraulidae, family Engraulidaeanchovies
Ephippidae, family Ephippidaesmall family comprising the spadefishes
Esocidae, family Esocidaepikes
Exocoetidae, family Exocoetidaeflying fishes
Fistulariidae, family Fistulariidaecornetfishes
Gadidae, family Gadidaelarge family of important mostly marine food fishes
Gasterosteidae, family Gasterosteidaesticklebacks
Gempylidae, family Gempylidaesnake mackerels
Gerreidae, family Gerreidae, Gerridae, family Gerridaemojarras
Gobiesocidae, family Gobiesocidaeclingfishes
Gobiidae, family Gobiidaegobies
Gonorhynchidae, family Gonorhynchidaecoextensive with the genus Gonorhynchus
Haemulidae, family Haemulidaegrunts
Hemiramphidae, family Hemiramphidaehalfbeaks
Hexagrammidae, family Hexagrammidaegreenlings
Hexanchidae, family HexanchidaePrimitive sharks
Holocentridae, family Holocentridaesquirrelfishes and soldierfishes
Istiophoridae, family Istiophoridaesailfishes
Isuridae, family IsuridaeIn some classifications another name for the family Lamnidae
Katsuwonidae, family KasuwonidaeIn some classifications considered a separate family comprising the oceanic bonitos
Kyphosidae, family Kyphosidaesea chubs
Labridae, family Labridaewrasses
Lamnidae, family LamnidaeOceanic sharks
Lampridae, family Lampridaeopahs
Laricariidae, family Laricariidaearmored catfish
Latimeridae, family LatimeridaeExtinct except for the coelacanth
Lepisosteidae, family LepisosteidaeComprises the genus Lepisosteus
Liparididae, family Liparididae, Liparidae, family Liparidaesnailfishes
Lobotidae, family Lobotidaetripletails
Lophiidae, family Lophiidaelarge-headed marine fishes comprising the anglers
Lutjanidae, family Lutjanidaesnappers
Luvaridae, family Luvaridaelouvars
Macrorhamphosidae, family Macrorhamphosidaebellows fishes
Macrouridae, family Macrouridae, Macruridae, family Macruridaegrenadiers
Malacanthidae, family Malacanthidaeshort-headed marine fishes
Microdesmidae, family Microdesmidaeworm fish
Mobulidae, family Mobulidaelarge rays lacking venomous spines
Molidae, family Molidaeocean sunfishes
Monocanthidae, family Monocanthidaefilefishes
Mugilidae, family MugilidaeGrey mullets
Mullidae, family Mullidaegoatfishes or red mullets
Muraenidae, family Muraenidaemarine eels
Myctophidae, family MyctophidaeDeep-sea fishes comprising the lantern fishes
Myliobatidae, family Myliobatidaeeagle rays
Myxinidae, family Myxinidaeslime-producing marine animals
Ogcocephalidae, family Ogcocephalidaebatfishes
Ophidiidae, family Ophidiidaeeellike marine fishes
Ophiodontidae, family Ophiodontidaefishes closely related to greenlings
Opisthognathidae, family Opisthognathidaejawfishes
Orectolobidae, family Orectolobidaenurse sharks and carpet sharks
Osmeridae, family Osmeridaesmelts
Osteoglossidae, family OsteoglossidaeA family of large fishes that live in freshwater
Ostraciidae, family Ostraciidae, family Ostraciontidaeboxfishes
Pempheridae, family Pempheridaesweepers
Percidae, family Percidaeactive freshwater fishes
Percophidae, family Percophidaepercoid flatheads
Peristediinae, subfamily PeristediinaeIn some classifications considered a subfamily of Triglidae comprising the armored searobins
Petromyzontidae, family Petromyzontidaelampreys
Pholidae, family Pholidae, family PholididaeA family of fish of suborder Blennioidea
Platycephalidae, family Platycephalidaescorpaenoid flatheads
Pleuronectidae, family Pleuronectidaerighteye flounders
Poeciliidae, family Poeciliidaetopminnows
Polynemidae, family Polynemidaethreadfins
Polyodontidae, family Polyodontidaepaddlefishes
Pomacentridae, family Pomacentridaedamselfishes
Pomatomidae, family Pomatomidaefood and game fishes related to pompanos
Priacanthidae, family Priacanthidaesmall carnivorous percoid fishes found worldwide / worldwide in tropical seas
Pristidae, family Pristidaelarge primitive rays with elongated snouts
Rachycentridae, family Rachycentridaefamily of pelagic fishes containing solely the cobia
Rajidae, family Rajidaebottom-dwelling tropical rays
Regalecidae, family Regalecidaeribbonfishes
Rhincodontidae, family Rhincodontidaesmall-toothed sharks comprising only one species
Rhinobatidae, family RhinobatidaePrimitive rays with guitar-shaped bodies
Salmonidae, family Salmonidaesalmon and trout
Scaridae, family Scaridaeparrotfishes
Sciaenidae, family Sciaenidaewarm-water marine fishes including the drums and grunts and croakers and sea trout
Scomberesocidae, family Scomberesocidae, Scombresocidae, family ScombresocidaeOnly sauries
Scombridae, family Scombridaemarine food fishes
Scorpaenidae, family Scorpaenidaescorpionfishes
Scyliorhinidae, family Scyliorhinidaesmall bottom-dwelling sharks
Serranidae, family Serranidaemarine fishes
Sillaginidae, family Sillaginidaesmall family of small food fishes in shallow waters of the Pacific around Indonesia
Siluridae, family SiluridaeOld World catfishes
Soleidae, family Soleidaesoles
Sparidae, family Sparidaeporgies
Sphyraenidae, family Sphyraenidaemonotypic family of large active fishes of tropical and subtropical waters
Sphyrnidae, family Sphyrnidaehammerhead sharks
Squalidae, family Squalidaedogfishes having a spine in each dorsal fin
Squatinidae, family Squatinidaebottom-dwelling ray-like sharks
Stichaeidae, family Stichaeidaepricklebacks
Stromateidae, family Stromateidaebutterfishes
Syngnathidae, family Syngnathidaepipefishes
Synodontidae, family Synodontidaesoft-finned bottom-dwelling fishes
Tetraodontidae, family Tetraodontidaepuffers
Torpedinidae, family Torpedinidaeelectric rays
Toxotidae, family Toxotidaearcherfishes
Trachipteridae, family Trachipteridaeribbonfishes
Triakidae, family Triakidaesmall sharks with smooth skins and lacking spines on their dorsal fins
Trichiuridae, family Trichiuridaecutlassfishes
Trichodontidae, family TrichodontidaeTwo species of elongate compressed scaleless large-eyed fishes that live in sand or mud
Triglidae, family TriglidaeIn some classifications restricted to the gurnards and subdivided into the subfamilies Triglinae (true sea robins) and Peristediinae (armored sea robins)
Triglinae, subfamily TriglinaeIn some classifications considered a subfamily of Triglidae comprising searobins having ordinary scales and no barbels (true searobins)
Uranoscopidae, family Uranoscopidaestargazers
Xiphiidae, family XiphiidaeComprising the common swordfishes
Zeidae, family ZeidaeA family of fish in the order Zeomorphi
Zoarcidae, family Zoarcidaeeelpouts
Broaderfamily(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera
Catalanfamília de peixos, peixos

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