Definition of Scombroidea

1. Noun. Mackerels; tunas; albacores; bonitos; swordfishes; sailfishes.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scombroidea

Scolytus multistriatus
Scomber colias
Scomber japonicus
Scomber scombrus
Scomberesocidae
Scomberesox
Scomberesox saurus
Scomberomorus
Scomberomorus cavalla
Scomberomorus maculatus
Scomberomorus regalis
Scomberomorus sierra
Scombresocidae
Scombresox
Scombridae
Scombroidea
Scone
Sconnie
Scooby
Scooby-Doo
Scooby gang
Scooby snack
Scooby snacks
Scopes
Scopes trial
Scophthalmus
Scophthalmus aquosus
Scophthalmus rhombus
Scopie
Scopies

Literary usage of Scombroidea

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

1. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"The mackerel-like forms, or scombroidea, as a whole are defined by their adaptation for swift movement. The profile is sharp anteriorly, the tail slender, ..."

2. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"To the group or super-family scombroidea belong a great variety of fishes, usually swift in motion and with thin soft scales ..."

3. Bulletin by Engineering Dept, National Electric Lamp Association, New Jersey Bureau of Geology and Topography, New Jersey Geological Survey, New Jersey Dept. of Conservation and Development, New Jersey Dept. of Conservation. Division of Forestry, Geology, Parks an (1911)
"... and does not seem to have been exactly defined, though two series of families have generally been admitted, as the scombroidea and the Per- ..."

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