family Gempylidae


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Noun1.family Gempylidae - snake mackerels
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
gempylid - snake mackerels; elongated marine fishes with oily flesh; resembles mackerels; found worldwide
Gempylus, genus Gempylus - type genus of the Gempylidae
Gempylus serpens, snake mackerel - predatory tropical fishes with jutting jaws and strong teeth
genus Lepidocybium, Lepidocybium - a genus of Gempylidae
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The family Gempylidae, comprising 16 genera and 24 species, is associated with mesopelagic and benthopelagic environments.
The family Gempylidae comprises sixteen genera (Diplospinus, Epinnula, Gempylus, Lepidocybium, Nealotus, Neoepinnula, Nesiarchus, Paradiplospinus, Promethichthys, Rexea, Rexichthys, Ruvrttus, Thyrsites, Thyrsitoides, Thyrsitops and Tongaichthys) and 24 species (Nakamura and Parin, 1993; Roberts and Stewart, 1997; Nelson, 2006).
F 4.12 Family Hemiramphidae F 4.12 Oxyporhamphus micropterus F 4.12 Order Perciformes Family Echeneidae MiF 3.77 Rhombochirus osteochir MiF 3.77 Family Coryphaenidae Co 5.29 Coryphaena equiselis Co 5.29 Coryphaena hippurus Co 5.29 Family Carangidae Ca 5.29 Naucrates ductor Ca 5.29 Family Gempylidae G 5.29 Gempylus serpens G 5.29 Family Scombridae MiF 5.29 Acanthocybium solandri MiF 5.29 Auxis spp.