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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Prey category codes are as follows: EC = epipelagic cephalopods, MC = mesopelagic cephalopods, Cr = Crustacea, MiF = miscellaneous fishes, MsF = mesopelagic fishes, F = flyingfishes, Co = Coryphaenidae, Ca = Carangidae, G = Gempylidae, A = Auxis spp., YT = yellowfin tuna, N = Nomeidae, T = Tetraodontiformes.