What is another word for Family Gempylidae?

Pronunciation: [fˈamɪli d͡ʒˈɛmpɪlˌɪdiː] (IPA)

The Family Gempylidae, commonly known as snake mackerels, is a group of deep-sea predatory fish that inhabit the oceans globally. These fish are an important source of food for humans and are also popular game fish. Synonyms for Family Gempylidae include Indo-Pacific snake mackerel, Escolar, scabbardfish, and oilfish. They are characterized by their elongated body, toothed jaws, and oily flesh, which makes them highly sought after for their high-fat content. Despite their popularity in the culinary world, consumption of certain species of snake mackerel can cause indigestion and diarrhea, making it essential to handle and prepare them with care.

Synonyms for Family gempylidae:

What are the hypernyms for Family gempylidae?

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

    Actinopterygii (a class of ray-finned fish), Perciformes (an order of fishes).

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