Definition of Genus decapterus
1. Noun. Scads especially mackerel scad; cosmopolitan in distribution.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Carangidae, Family Carangidae
Member holonyms: Decapterus Macarellus, Mackerel Scad, Mackerel Shad, Cigarfish, Decapterus Punctatus, Quiaquia, Round Scad
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Decapterus
Literary usage of Genus decapterus
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1. Geology of New Jersey by New Jersey Geological Survey, George Hammell Cook (1868)
"Genus DECAPTERUS. Decapterus punctatus. Spotted Caranx. This is a seldom met with species of caranx, that is to be included in our list from a specimen ..."