Carangidae

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Related to Caranginae: Carangidae, Caranx crysos, Caranx hippos
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Noun1.Carangidae - large family of narrow-bodied marine food fishes with widely forked tails; chiefly of warm seas
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
carangid, carangid fish - a percoid fish of the family Carangidae
Caranx, genus Caranx - type genus of the Carangidae
jack - any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas
Elagatis, genus Elagatis - a genus of Carangidae
genus Oligoplites, Oligoplites - leatherjackets
Alectis, genus Alectis - a genus of Carangidae
genus Selene, Selene - a genus of Carangidae
genus Seriola, Seriola - a genus of Carangidae
genus Trachinotus, Trachinotus - a genus of Carangidae
genus Naucrates, Naucrates - a genus of Carangidae
scad - any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae
genus Trachurus, Trachurus - the scads (particularly horse mackerels)
genus Selar, Selar - big-eyed scad
Decapterus, genus Decapterus - scads especially mackerel scad; cosmopolitan in distribution