Gempylidae


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Gempylidae

[jem′pil·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The snake mackerels, a family of the suborder Scombroidei comprising compressed, elongate, or eel-shaped spiny-rayed fishes with caniniform teeth.
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pretiosus in the continental waters of the Colombian Caribbean Sea and raises the number of species of the family Gempylidae reported in Colombia to five.
Fishes of the family Gempylidae, with records of Nesiarchus and Epinnula from the western Atlantic and description of two new subspecies of Epinnula orientalis.
Snake mackerels and cutlassfishes of the world (families Gempylidae and Trichiuridae).
Gemfishes (Scombroidei, Gempylidae, Rexea) of New Caledonia, southwest Pacific Ocean, with description of a new species.