Scombresocidae

plural noun Scom·bre·soc·i·dae \ˌskämbrəˈsäsəˌdē\

Definition of Scombresocidae

  1. :  a family of slender elongate thin-scaled fishes including only the sauries and with the needlefishes (family Belonidae) forming a distinct suborder of the order Synentognathi

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Origin and Etymology of scombresocidae

New Latin, from Sombresoc-, Sombresox, type genus + -idae


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