Definition of Caranx

1. Noun. Type genus of the Carangidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Caranx
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Carangidae, Family Carangidae



Definition of Caranx

1. n. A genus of fishes, common on the Atlantic coast, including the yellow or golden mackerel.

Definition of Caranx

1. Noun. (zoology) Any member of the fish genus ''Caranx''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caranx

caramiphen ethanedisulfonate
caramiphen hydrochloride
caramoussal
caramoussals
caramusa
carancha
caranda
caranda palm
caranday
carangid
carangid fish
carangids
carangoid
caranna
carannas
caranx (current term)
caranxes
carap
carapace
carapaced
carapacelike
carapaces
carapato
carapatos
carapax
carapaxes
caraps
carat

Literary usage of Caranx

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1. The Fishes of Zanzibar: Acanthopterygii by Robert Lambert Playfair, Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1866)
"188. Family CARANGID^. [195, 232.] [368.] [668.] caranx, Cuv. caranx ... Zanzibar. From the Bed Sea through the Indian seas. 189. caranx kurra. [93. ..."

2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1912)
"caranx latus Agassiz. Three small specimens from the Havana market 140 to ... caranx fasten Cuv. and Val. seems after all to be the adult of caranx latus. ..."

3. Synopsis of the Fishes of North America by David Starr Jordan, Charles Henry Gilbert (1882)
"Teeth variously developed; sometimes minute, granular, and deciduous (caranx), sometimes with an outer row of stronger teeth (Selar, etc. ..."

4. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1884)
"On page 197. in the same paper, caranx ... 70), described from a drawing made in Mexico, may be added as an extremely doubtful synonym of caranx ..."

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