Definition of Sphyraenidae
1. Noun. Monotypic family of large active fishes of tropical and subtropical waters: barracuda.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Mugiloidea, Suborder Mugiloidea
Member holonyms: Genus Sphyraena, Sphyraena
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sphyraenidae
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 ..."