Definition of Thread-fish

1. Noun. Fish having greatly elongated front rays on dorsal and anal fins.

Exact synonyms: Alectis Ciliaris, Threadfish
Generic synonyms: Jack
Group relationships: Alectis, Genus Alectis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thread-fish

thrasonical
thrasonically
thrave
thraves
thraw
thraward
thrawart
thrawed
thrawing
thrawl
thrawls
thrawn
thrawnly
thraws
thread
thread-fish (current term)
thread blight
thread count
thread counts
thread maker
thread mode
thread necromancy
thread pool
thread pool pattern
thread pool patterns
thread pools
thread snake
thread the needle
threadability
threadable

Literary usage of Thread-fish

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1. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"(ciliaris, with long threads or lashes.) Fig. 86. thread-fish. ... The dorsal and anal rays in the thread-fish are enormously extended, especially in the ..."

2. The Market Assistant: Containing a Brief Description of Every Article of by Thomas Farrington De Voe (1867)
"... thread fish.—This is rather a scarce fish, although occasionally seen here. The peculiarity of this herring is found in the latter end of the dorsal or ..."

3. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission by United States Fish Commission (1882)
"A similar species has been described from San Diego, under the name of Caranx boops Grd. It is unknown to us." THE thread-fish. ..."

4. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF FISHES by Bashford Dean, Charles Rochester Eastman, Eugene Willis Gudger, Arthur Wilbur Henn, American Museum of Natural History (1917)
"... Water-throwing habits of fishes: The carp problem: Fishing with poisons; The burbot; The thread fish; The swell fish. — Dredging and other records of ..."

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