What is another word for carapidae?

3 synonyms found


[ kˈaɹɐpˌɪdiː], [ kˈaɹɐpˌɪdiː], [ k_ˈa_ɹ_ɐ_p_ˌɪ_d_iː]

The word "carapidae" refers to a family of marine fishes commonly known as parasitic sea slugs or parasitic catfish. Synonyms for this term include the monotypic genera Carapus and Encheliophis, which are also members of the Carapidae family. These fishes are found in tropical and subtropical oceans worldwide, and are notable for their unusual lifestyle: they are parasites that live inside the bodies of other marine animals, such as sea cucumbers, sea stars, and sea urchins. Other synonyms for "carapidae" include the terms "snailfish," "whalefish," and "eelblenny," reflecting various aspects of these creatures' appearance and behavior.

Synonyms for Carapidae:

What are the hypernyms for Carapidae?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Carapidae?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for carapidae (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Carapidae?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

What are the meronyms for Carapidae?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.

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