TITLE

scombroid

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1959
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "scombroid" is presented. It refers to the fish of the suborder Scombroidea, including mackerel, tuna, bonitos, albacores and skipjacks.
ACCESSION #
21245078

 

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