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Alepocephalus

Definition of the noun Alepocephalus

What does Alepocephalus mean as a name of something?

Alepocephalus is a genus of Alepocephalidae, described by Risso in 1820.

Alepocephalus is a genus of Chordata, described by Parr in 1952.

Alepocephalus is a genus of Alepocephalidae, described by Goode & Bean in 1879.

Alepocephalus is a genus of Alepocephalidae, described by Goode & Bean in 1879.

Phrases with Alepocephalus

Phrases starting with the word Alepocephalus:

  1. Alepocephalus melas
  2. Alepocephalus Niger
  3. Alepocephalus Bairdi
  4. Alepocephalus Hjorti
  5. Alepocephalus bairdii
  6. Alepocephalus bicolor
  7. Alepocephalus Murrayi
  8. Alepocephalus owstoni
  9. Alepocephalus agassizi
  10. Alepocephalus Barnardi
  11. Alepocephalus dentifer
  12. Alepocephalus fundulus
  13. Alepocephalus Schmidti
  14. Alepocephalus agassizii
  15. Alepocephalus andersoni
  16. Alepocephalus australis
  17. Alepocephalus blanfordi
  18. Alepocephalus Edentulus

Phrases ending with the word Alepocephalus:

  1. genus Alepocephalus
  2. Species Alepocephalus

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alepocephalus

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Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary (1903)

An Original Work of Reference to the Words in the English Language, Giving a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use

In recent classifications a family of physostomous fishes, of which the genus Alepocephalus is the type. Before the Challenger expedition but one species, Alepocephalus rostratus, was known, from the Mediterranean. Now the family contains ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

& Alepocephalus + -idae.] A family of clupeoid abdominal fishes. The technical characters / l Alepocephalus Bairdi. (From Report of U.S. Fish Commission, 1884.) are: supramaxillary bones of three pieces, as in the Clupeidae, the dorsal ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

& Alepocephalus + -idae.] A family of clupeoid abdominal fishes. The technical characters Alepocephalus Bairdi. . (From Report of U.S. Fish Commission, 1884.) are: supramaxillary bones of three pieces, as in the Clupe. idae, the dorsal ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

the" mouths special recurved teeth on roof of mouth hold prey in place California siickhead Alepocephalus tenebrosw. any teeth on the gill rakers keep smaller prey from swimming out Ihrrxigh the gills small, sharp teeth studding the bottom ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1856)

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Genus L Alepocephalus, Risso. CYPRINOIDS. This large family is a very natural one, but the great conformity of structure exhibited by its very numerous species is a source of difficulty to ichthyologists who have attempted to divide it into ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

< Alepocephalus + -idae.] A family of clupeoid abdominal fishes. The technical characters 136 referable to four genera have been discovered in the deeper portions of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, as well as of the Mediterranean sea.

Google previewA Treasury of Natural History Or a Popular Dictionary of Zoology in which the Characteristics that Distinguish the Different Classes... by Samuel Maunder (1870)

ALEPOCEPHALUS. A fish belonging to the Esocidce, or Pike family, found in the depths of the Mediterranean. Head naked, body with broad scales, mouth small, teeth eight- gill-rays. ALLIGATOR. (Alligator lucius.) This very formidable and ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History: Or, A Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature (1849)

... to which are Added, a Syllabus of Practical Taxidermy, and a Glossarial Appendix by Samuel Maunder

ALEPOCEPHALUS. A fish belonging to the Esocidae, ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1847)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

|ALEPoCEPHALUs, a-lep-o-sef'a-lus, s. (a, without, lepis, a scale, and kephale, the head, Gr.) A genus of abdominal malacopterygious fishes, having the body covered with large scales, but having none on the head: Family, Essoces or Flying ...

Google previewChandler's Encyclopedia (1898)

An Epitome of Universal Knowledge ... by William Henry Chandler

Alepocephalus. Genus of fishes having no scales on the head. German "black glass-head." Alembic. Alepocephalua niger.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1860)

Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature by Thomas Stewart Traill

Alepocephalus, genus of fishes, XII. 255 . Aleppo, II.

Google previewThe Encyclopædia Britannica, or, Dictionary of arts, sciences, and general literature (1856)

Alepocephalus, Risso. CYPRINOIDS. This large family is a very natural one, but the great conformity of structure exhibited by its very numerous species is a source of difficulty to ichthyologists who have attempted to divide it into ...

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1906)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention... with New American Supplement, Complete in Thirty Volumes

Genera: Alepocephalus, Bothy/tracks, Platytroctes, and Xmdermichlhys. Family 26. Notopteflkiz—Head and body scaly; barbels none.

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Scrabble value of A1L1E1P3O1C3E1P3H4A1L1U1S1

The value of this 13-letter word is 22 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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