Definition of Gempylid
1. Noun. Snake mackerels; elongated marine fishes with oily flesh; resembles mackerels; found worldwide.
Group relationships: Family Gempylidae, Gempylidae
Specialized synonyms: Gempylus Serpens, Snake Mackerel, Escolar, Lepidocybium Flavobrunneum, Oilfish, Ruvettus Pretiosus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Gempylid
Literary usage of Gempylid
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission by United States Fish Commission (1902)
"... silt at base to permit free motion; lips not fringed. ч dorsal and anal with it il ist inet lobe anteriorly, distinct from spinous part gempylid.«. 88. ..."