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Definition 1: important marine food and game fishes found in all tropical and temperate seas; some are at least partially endothermic and can thrive in colder waters - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for scombroid in the sense of this definition

(scombroid is a kind of ...) any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes

(... is a kind of scombroid ) large silvery fish found worldwide in warm seas but nowhere common; resembles a whale and feeds on plankton

(... is a kind of scombroid ) giant warm-water game fish having a prolonged and rounded toothless upper jaw

(... is a kind of scombroid ) large pelagic game fish having an elongated upper jaw and long dorsal fin that resembles a sail

(... is a kind of scombroid ) large toothless marine food fish with a long swordlike upper jaw; not completely cold-blooded i.e. they are able to warm their brains and eyes: worldwide in warm waters but feed on cold ocean floor coming to surface at night

(... is a kind of scombroid ) fish whose flesh is dried and flaked for Japanese cookery; may be same species as skipjack tuna

(... is a kind of scombroid ) oceanic schooling tuna of considerable value in Pacific but less in Atlantic; reaches 75 pounds; very similar to if not the same as oceanic bonito

(... is a kind of scombroid ) any of various scombroid fishes intermediate in size and characteristics between mackerels and tunas

(... is a kind of scombroid ) any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters

(... is a kind of scombroid ) any of various fishes of the family Scombridae

(... is a kind of scombroid ) sluggish square-tailed fish armored with tough bony scales; of deep warm waters

(... is a member of scombroid) mackerels; tunas; albacores; bonitos; swordfishes; sailfishes

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