Definition of Family Carangidae

1. Noun. Large family of narrow-bodied marine food fishes with widely forked tails; chiefly of warm seas.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Carangidae

family Camelidae
family Campanulaceae
family Cancridae
family Canellaceae
family Canidae
family Cannabidaceae
family Cannaceae
family Capitonidae
family Capparidaceae
family Caprifoliaceae
family Caprimulgidae
family Caproidae
family Capromyidae
family Capsidae
family Carabidae
family Carangidae (current term)
family Carapidae
family Carcharhinidae
family Carchariidae
family Cardiidae
family Cariamidae
family Caricaceae
family Carpinaceae
family Caryocaraceae
family Caryophyllaceae
family Castoridae
family Casuaridae
family Casuarinaceae
family Cathartidae
family Catostomidae

Literary usage of Family Carangidae

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

1. The Life-histories of the British Marine Food-fishes by William Carmichael M'Intosh, Arthur Thomas Masterman (1897)
"... be attained at a length of 11—12 inches but individuals have been known to exceed 18 inches in length. The Scad Family. Carangidae. THE HORSE-MACKEREL. ..."

2. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1917)
"The pompano (family Carangidae) is one of the food fishes which is most highly esteemed along the Gulf coast. It has been found as far north as Cape ..."

3. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"... valued by anglers for its game qualities. It comes to the Santa Bar- FIG. 214.—Amber-fish, Seriola lalandi (Cuv. & Val.). family Carangidae ..."

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