lates definition

  • noun:
    • Plural as a type of belated.
    • A genus of big percoid fishes, of which one species (Lates Niloticus) inhabits the Nile, and another (Lates calcarifer) can be found in the Ganges as well as other Indian rivers. They are respected as meals fishes.
    • A genus of serranoid fishes. Lates nilotica is recognized as the Nile perch.
    • A fish with this genus; the Nile perch. It occasionally develops on length of 3 feet.
    • a genus of large percoid fishes of fresh and brackish liquid

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