Definition of Genus alectis

1. Noun. A genus of Carangidae.

Exact synonyms: Alectis
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Carangidae, Family Carangidae
Member holonyms: Alectis Ciliaris, Thread-fish, Threadfish



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Alectis

genus Ajaia
genus Ajuga
genus Alauda
genus Albatrellus
genus Albizia
genus Albizzia
genus Albuca
genus Albugo
genus Albula
genus Alca
genus Alcea
genus Alcedo
genus Alcelaphus
genus Alces
genus Aldrovanda
genus Alectis
genus Alectoria
genus Alectoris
genus Alectura
genus Alepisaurus
genus Aletris
genus Aleurites
genus Aleyrodes
genus Algeripithecus
genus Alisma
genus Allamanda
genus Alliaria
genus Alligator
genus Allionia
genus Allium

Literary usage of Genus alectis

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1. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"Genus ALECTIS Rafinesque. Thread-fishes. Body deep, rhomboid, much compressed; scales minute, embedded; bony plates on straight part of lateral line; ..."

2. The Fishes of North Carolina by Hugh McCormick Smith (1907)
"Genus ALECTIS Rafinesque. Thread-fishes. Body deep, rhomboid, much compressed; scales minute, embedded; bony plates on straight part of lateral line; ..."

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