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|Noun||1.||suborder Scombroidea - mackerels; tunas; albacores; bonitos; swordfishes; sailfishes|
animal order - the order of animals
order Perciformes, order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi - one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna
scombroid, scombroid fish - important marine food and game fishes found in all tropical and temperate seas; some are at least partially endothermic and can thrive in colder waters
family Kasuwonidae, Katsuwonidae - in some classifications considered a separate family comprising the oceanic bonitos