Definition of Family Ophidiidae

1. Noun. Eellike marine fishes.

Exact synonyms: Ophidiidae
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Order Perciformes, Order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi
Member holonyms: Cusk-eel

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Ophidiidae

family Nymphaeaceae
family Nymphalidae
family Nyssaceae
family Ochnaceae
family Ochotonidae
family Octopodidae
family Odobenidae
family Odontaspididae
family Oedogoniaceae
family Oestridae
family Ogcocephalidae
family Oleaceae
family Oleandraceae
family Onagraceae
family Oniscidae
family Ophidiidae (current term)
family Ophiodontidae
family Ophioglossaceae
family Opisthocomidae
family Opisthognathidae
family Orchestiidae
family Orchidaceae
family Orectolobidae
family Oriolidae
family Ornithorhynchidae
family Orobanchaceae
family Orycteropodidae
family Oscillatoriaceae
family Osmeridae
family Osmundaceae

Literary usage of Family Ophidiidae

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

1. The Fauna of the Deep Sea by Sydney John Hickson (1894)
"The family Ophidiidae contributes very largely to the fish fauna of the abyss. Some of the deep-water genera, ..."

2. The Life-histories of the British Marine Food-fishes by William Carmichael M'Intosh, Arthur Thomas Masterman (1897)
"The Sand-Eel Family. Ophidiidae. General Remarks on the Sand-Eels. The two common sand-eels are very closely allied, and it requires a trained eye to at ..."

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