Coryphaenidae


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Related to Coryphaenidae: Coryphaena hippurus, Dolphin fish
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Noun1.Coryphaenidae - large active pelagic percoid fish
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Perciformes, order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi - one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna
dolphin, dolphinfish, mahimahi - large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)
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Name Killer Whale Dolphin Fish Family Delphinidae Coryphaenidae Class Mammal Fish Species Killer whales, or orcas, Some people confuse Info are one of only 6 "whale" dolphin fish with species that belong in the dolphins, but these salt dolphin family.
Gunther placed ragfishes in the family Coryphaenidae, stating that he had failed to find in published descriptions anything that would warrant a generic separation from Schedophilus or the creation of a distinct family "Icosteidae.
Acropomatidae Synagrops bellus * 1 (45) Echeneidae Echeneis naucrates * Remora osteochir * 1 (26) Coryphaenidae Coryphaena equiselis * 2 (26-32) 18 (28-68) Coryphaena hippurus 99 (26-262) 22 (32-178) Carangidae Alectis ciliaris Caranx bartholomaei 3 (20-61) 1 Caranxcrysos 1646 (11-82) 91 (12-65) 96 (11-61) Caranx lugubris * 3 (21-29) Caranx ruber 57 (16-89) 2 (31-68) Caranx sp.