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Definition of the noun soft-finned fish
What does soft-finned fish mean as a name of something?
- any fish of the superorder Malacopterygii
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of soft-finned fish: malacopterygian
- antonym of soft-finned fish: spiny-finned fish
- more generic terms: teleost / teleost fish / teleostan = a bony fish of the subclass Teleostei
- more specific terms:
- order Ostariophysi / Ostariophysi = in some classifications considered a superorder comprising the Cypriniformes and the Siluriformes
- cypriniform fish = a soft-finned fish of the order Cypriniformes
- siluriform fish / catfish = any of numerous mostly freshwater bottom-living fishes of Eurasia and North America with barbels like whiskers around the mouth
- gadoid fish / gadoid = a soft-finned fish of the family Gadidae
- eel = voracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins
- Gonorhynchus gonorhynchus / beaked salmon / sandfish = fish of sandy areas of western Pacific and Indian oceans having an angular snout for burrowing into sand
- clupeid fish / clupeid = any of numerous soft-finned schooling food fishes of shallow waters of northern seas
- anchovy = small herring-like plankton-eating fishes often canned whole or as paste
- salmonid = soft-finned fishes of cold and temperate waters
- whitefish = silvery herring-like freshwater food fish of cold lakes of the northern hemisphere
- smelt = small trout-like silvery marine or freshwater food fishes of cold northern waters
- Tarpon atlanticus / tarpon = large silvery game fish of warm Atlantic coastal waters especially off Florida
- Albula vulpes / bonefish = slender silvery marine fish found in tropical mud flats and mangrove lagoons
- argentine = any of various small silver-scaled salmon-like marine fishes
- lanternfish = small fish having rows of luminous organs along each side
- lizardfish / snake-fish / snakefish = tropical fishes with large mouths in lizard-like heads
- greeneye = bottom-dwellers having large eyes with metallic green luster
- lancet fish / lancetfish / wolffish = large elongate scaleless oceanic fishes with sharp teeth and a long dorsal fin that resembles a sail
- handsaw fish = a soft-finned fish of the genus Alepisaurus
- Lampris regius / moonfish / opah = large elliptical brightly colored deep-sea fish of Atlantic and Pacific and Mediterranean
- Lampris guttatus / New World opah = from Nova Scotia to West Indies and Gulf of Mexico
- ribbonfish = marine fish having a long compressed ribbonlike body
- king of the herring / Regalecus glesne / ribbonfish / oarfish = thin deep-water tropical fish 20 to 30 feet long having a red dorsal fin
- member of: Malacopterygii / superorder Malacopterygii = an extensive group of teleost fishes having fins supported by flexible cartilaginous rays
- member: whitebait = the edible young of especially herrings and sprats and smelts
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Biographical Notices, and Records of Naval Officers; Special Articles on Naval Art and Science
A soft-finned fish of the genus Ortlmgoriscus (O. molni, having a short disk-like body and two flns. The Selacllus mazimus, or basking shark. Suaaisa Au'n Sousa -r. It is important to the navigator to know the times of sunrise and sunset. A gun is ...
a soft-finned fish, family Gadidee. Habitat ...
Biographical Notices, and Records of Naval Officers; Special Articles of Naval Art and Science
A soft-finned fish of the genus Ortlmgoriscus (0. main), having a short disk-like body and two Has. The Selachus marimus, or basking shark. SUNRISE AN'D SUNSET. It is important to the navigator to know the times of sunrise and sunset.
A Most Complete and Thoroughly Modern Dictionary of the English Language
16h"ng Couchi'a glauca, a soft-finned fish, family (_ia idaa.
by Arnold James Cooley
A cert, slimy, soft-finned fish, of sev. species. H., eef-likc, a, ; cel'-pot (a kind of basket-trap for), eel'-pout (a small eel-like fish; the burbot), eef-skin, eel -spear or eef- E'en,eter. See Even and Ever. [fork,&c.,B.dO. Ef-, pfx. See Ex-. Eff, of, s. A small ...
by James Stormonth
a small soft-finned fish, rather larger than a sprat, inhabiting ...
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