lancetfish

/lan"sit fish', lahn"-/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) lancetfish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) lancetfishes.
any large, marine fish of the genus Alepisaurus, having daggerlike teeth.
[1830-40; LANCET + FISH]

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  • lancetfish — lan cet*fish , lancet fish lan cet fish . (Zo[ o]l.) A large, elongated, scaleless, voracious, deep sea fish ({Alepidosaurus ferox}), having long, sharp, lancetlike teeth and a long saillike dorsal fin. [WordNet sense 1] Syn: lancet fish,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lancetfish — For the United States Navy submarine, see USS Lancetfish (SS 296) Taxobox name = Lancetfishes fossil range = Middle Miocene Present [cite journal last = Sepkoski first = Jack authorlink = coauthors = title = A compendium of fossil marine animal… …   Wikipedia

  • lancetfish — noun large elongate scaleless oceanic fishes with sharp teeth and a long dorsal fin that resembles a sail • Syn: ↑lancet fish, ↑wolffish • Hypernyms: ↑soft finned fish, ↑malacopterygian • Member Holonyms: ↑Alepisaurus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • lancetfish — noun A voracious deep sea fish in the genus Alepidosaurus, having long, lancet like teeth …   Wiktionary

  • USS Lancetfish (SS-296) — USS Lancetfish (SS 296), a Balao class submarine, was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for the lancetfish ( Alepisaurus ferox ), a large voracious, deep sea fish having long lancetlike teeth and a high long dorsal fin. Her keel …   Wikipedia

  • Pacific lancetfish — ilgasnukė pjūkladantė plėšikė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Alepisaurus ferox angl. long nosed lancetfish; long snouted lancetfish; northern lancetfish; Pacific lancetfish rus. длиннорылый… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • long-nosed lancetfish — ilgasnukė pjūkladantė plėšikė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Alepisaurus ferox angl. long nosed lancetfish; long snouted lancetfish; northern lancetfish; Pacific lancetfish rus. длиннорылый… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • long-snouted lancetfish — ilgasnukė pjūkladantė plėšikė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Alepisaurus ferox angl. long nosed lancetfish; long snouted lancetfish; northern lancetfish; Pacific lancetfish rus. длиннорылый… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • northern lancetfish — ilgasnukė pjūkladantė plėšikė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Alepisaurus ferox angl. long nosed lancetfish; long snouted lancetfish; northern lancetfish; Pacific lancetfish rus. длиннорылый… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • short-nosed lancetfish — trumpasnukė pjūkladantė plėšikė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Alepisaurus brevirostris angl. short nosed lancetfish; short snouted lancetfish rus. короткорылый алепизавр; короткорылый пилозуб ryšiai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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