Definition of Family Myctophidae
1. Noun. Deep-sea fishes comprising the lantern fishes.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Isospondyli, Order Isospondyli
Member holonyms: Lanternfish
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Myctophidae
Literary usage of Family Myctophidae
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... to in ос BOOKS RECEIVED (Continued from page 756) Development of Lanternfishes (Family Myctophidae) in the California Current. ..."
2. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1919)
"Family MYCTOPHIDAE. The family Myctophidae has been made a depositary for miscellaneous more or less obscure genera. ..."