Definition of Alectis ciliaris

1. Noun. Fish having greatly elongated front rays on dorsal and anal fins.

Exact synonyms: Thread-fish, Threadfish
Generic synonyms: Jack
Group relationships: Alectis, Genus Alectis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alectis Ciliaris

Aldershot
Aldgate
Aldine
Aldingham
Aldomet
Aldous Huxley
Aldous Leonard Huxley
Aldrich syndrome
Aldrovanda
Aldrovanda vesiculosa
Alec
Alec Guinness
Alecia
Aleck
Alectis
Alectis ciliaris (current term)
Alecto
Alectoria
Alectoris
Alectoris graeca
Alectoris ruffa
Alectorobius talaje
Alectura
Alectura lathami
Aleisha
Aleister
Alejandro
Alekano
Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Blok
Aleksandr Borodin

Literary usage of Alectis ciliaris

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"... armata is another widely distributed species, with some of the dorsal rays produced in long filaments. In Alectis ciliaris, the cobbler-fish, ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"The thread-fish (Alectis ciliaris) is represented by two individuals from a pound near Islip. The look-down (Selene vomer) was seined at Duncan's Creek, ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"The thread-fish (Alectis ciliaris) is represented by two individuals from a pound near Islip. The look-down (Selene vomer) was seined at Duncan's Creek, ..."

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