Definition of Family elopidae

1. Noun. Tarpons and ladyfishes.

Exact synonyms: Elopidae
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Isospondyli, Order Isospondyli
Member holonyms: Genus Tarpon, Elops, Genus Elops



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Elopidae

family Dryopteridaceae
family Dugongidae
family Dytiscidae
family Ebenaceae
family Echeneidae
family Echeneididae
family Edaphosauridae
family Eimeriidae
family Elaeagnaceae
family Elaeocarpaceae
family Elapidae
family Elateridae
family Electrophoridae
family Eleotridae
family Elephantidae
family Elopidae
family Embiotocidae
family Empetraceae
family Emydidae
family Endamoebidae
family Engraulidae
family Enterobacteriaceae
family Entolomataceae
family Entomophthoraceae
family Epacridaceae
family Ephedraceae
family Ephemeridae
family Ephippidae
family Equidae
family Equisetaceae

Literary usage of Family elopidae

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

1. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1902)
"... of the family Elopidae ; it is pleasing, therefore, to know that a renewed examination of the type shows the correctness of Owen's determination, ..."

2. Where, When, and how to Catch Fish on the East Coast of Florida by William H. Gregg, John Gardner (1902)
"The former in family "Albulidae," the latter in family "Elopidae." Bulletin 47, 1896, Jordan & Evermann, pages 409, 410, 411, "Albula Vulpes," common names, ..."

3. The Big Game Fishes of the United States: A Collection of Critical Essays by Charles Burton Martin, Viktor Aleksandrovich Maksunov, Charles Frederick Holder, Amiya Chandra Chakravarty, David Malet Armstrong (1903)
"It is included in the family Elopidae, and after many nomenclatural vicissitudes is now, according to Dr. Jordan, Tarpon atlanticus (Cuvier and Val. ..."

4. The Big Game Fishes of the United States by Charles Frederick Holder (1903)
"It is included in the family Elopidae, and after many nomenclatural vicissitudes is now, according to Dr. Jordan, Tarpon atlanticus (Cuvier and Val. ..."

5. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1919)
""Scales thin, cycloidal, and deeply imbricating, usually ganoid in their exposed portion; lateral line not observable." (AS Woodward.) Family ELOPIDAE. ..."

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