Definition of Family Esocidae

1. Noun. Pikes; pickerels; muskellunges.

Exact synonyms: Esocidae
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Order Perciformes, Order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi
Member holonyms: Esox, Genus Esox



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Esocidae

family Entolomataceae
family Entomophthoraceae
family Epacridaceae
family Ephedraceae
family Ephemeridae
family Ephippidae
family Equidae
family Equisetaceae
family Erethizontidae
family Ericaceae
family Erinaceidae
family Eriocaulaceae
family Erysiphaceae
family Erythroxylaceae
family Eschrichtiidae
family Esocidae (current term)
family Euglenaceae
family Euphorbiaceae
family Eurylaimidae
family Exocoetidae
family Fabaceae
family Fagaceae
family Falconidae
family Fasciolidae
family Felidae
family Filariidae
family Fissurellidae
family Fistulariidae
family Fistulinaceae
family Flacourtiaceae

Literary usage of Family Esocidae

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

1. Annual Report of the New York Zoological Society by New York Zoological Society (1913)
"... months Variegated Minnow, Cyprinodon variegatus 2 years Rainwater-fish, Lucania parva 1 to 2 months Family ESOCIDAE ..."

2. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature. by William Clowes and Sons (1884)
"156, and some half-a-dozen exotic species, all inhabitants of fresh water, is alone comprised in the family Esocidae. The above-named well-known British ..."

3. Fishing in American Waters by Genio C. Scott (1869)
"... section Abdominales, family Esocidae, and genus Esox." The pickerel or pike spawns in March and April, and should not be caught between January and July ..."

4. Handbook of the Marine and Freshwater Fishes of the British Islands by William Saville Kent (1883)
"156, and some half-a-dozen exotic species, all inhabitants of fresh water, is alone comprised in the family Esocidae. The above-named well-known British ..."

5. New English Canaan: Notes & Text by Thomas Morton (2000)
"ln Europe the Bronze Bream (Abramis brama) is a "large gamefish of sluggish freshwaters" Pikes of the family Esocidae (like Northern Pike above); ..."

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