family Trichiuridae


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Noun1.family Trichiuridae - cutlassfishes
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
cutlassfish, frost fish, hairtail - long-bodied marine fishes having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp teeth; closely related to snake mackerel
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Lepturacanthus savala (Cuvier, 1829) (Sueo, 1976; Nakamura and Parin, 1993), a commercial marine fish are commonly known as ribbonfish, hairtail, talwar, tinji and chindi in Pakistan belongs to family Trichiuridae (Bianchi, 1985; Romero, 2002).
Bianchi (1985) reported that only two species of family Trichiuridae including L.