Katsuwonidae

plural noun Kat·su·won·i·dae \ ˌkatsəˈwänəˌdē \

Definition of Katsuwonidae

in some classifications
: a family of scombroid fishes comprising the oceanic bonitos and closely related forms and including a type genus (Katsuwonus) that is commonly placed in the family Scombridae

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Origin and Etymology of katsuwonidae

New Latin, from Katsuwonus, type genus (from Japanese katsuo victorfish) + -idae


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