Definition of Anguillidae

1. Noun. Eels that live in fresh water as adults but return to the sea to spawn.

Exact synonyms: Family Anguillidae
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Anguilliformes, Order Anguilliformes, Order Apodes
Member holonyms: Anguilla, Genus Anguilla



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anguillidae

Angraecum
Angrapa
Angrez
Angries
Angromainyus
Angry Young Man
Angry Young Men
Angst
Angstrom's law
Angstrom scale
Anguidae
Anguilla
Anguilla sucklandii
Anguillan
Anguillans
Anguillidae
Anguilliformes
Anguillula
Anguillula aceti
Anguis
Anguis fragilis
Angus
Angus Frank Johnstone Wilson
Angus Og
Anhima
Anhima cornuta
Anhimidae
Anhinga anhinga
Anhingidae
Anhui

Literary usage of Anguillidae

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

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"Besides these representatives of the family anguillidae, the writer has found two species which present most of the characters of ..."

2. Ecology, Diversity and Sustainability of the Middle Rio Grande Basin edited by Deborah M. Finch, Joseph A. Tainter (1996)
"... sturgeon) anguillidae Anguilla rostrata (American eel) Cyprinidae Cyprinella lutrensis (red shiner) Gila pandora (Rio Grande chub) Hybognathus amarus ..."

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