Definition of Genus Decapterus
1. Noun. Scads especially mackerel scad; cosmopolitan in distribution.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Carangidae, Family Carangidae
Member holonyms: Decapterus Macarellus, Mackerel Scad, Mackerel Shad, Cigarfish, Decapterus Punctatus, Quiaquia, Round Scad
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Decapterus
Literary usage of Genus Decapterus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Geology of New Jersey by New Jersey Geological Survey, George Hammell Cook (1868)
"Genus DECAPTERUS. Decapterus punctatus. Spotted Caranx. This is a seldom met with species of caranx, that is to be included in our list from a specimen ..."