Definition of Sphyraenidae

1. Noun. Monotypic family of large active fishes of tropical and subtropical waters: barracuda.

Exact synonyms: Family Sphyraenidae
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Mugiloidea, Suborder Mugiloidea
Member holonyms: Genus Sphyraena, Sphyraena



Lexicographical Neighbors of Sphyraenidae

Sphecius speciosis
Sphecoidea
Sphecotheres
Spheniscidae
Sphenisciformes
Spheniscus
Spheniscus demersus
Sphenodon punctatum
Sphenopsida
Sphingian
Sphingidae
Sphinx
Sphynx
Sphyraena
Sphyraena barracuda
Sphyraenidae
Sphyrapicus
Sphyrapicus varius
Sphyrapicus varius ruber
Sphyrna
Sphyrna tiburo
Sphyrna tudes
Sphyrna zygaena
Sphyrnidae
Spi 1
Spica
Spice Islands
Spidey-sense
Spiegelberg
Spiegelberg's criteria

Literary usage of Sphyraenidae

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

1. Text-book of Paleontology by Karl Alfred von Zittel (1902)
"The earliest members of the families Mugilidae, sphyraenidae, and Atherinidae occur in the Upper Cretaceous of England, Colorado, and New Mexico ..."

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