Definition of Orthopristis chrysopterus
1. Noun. Found from Long Island southward.
Generic synonyms: Grunt
Group relationships: Genus Orthopristis, Orthopristis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orthopristis Chrysopterus
Literary usage of Orthopristis chrysopterus
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1. Bass, Pike, Perch and Others by James Alexander Henshall (1903)
"THE PIG-FISH (Orthopristis chrysopterus) Another pan-fish belonging to the grunt family and common to the waters of Florida, and one much esteemed as a ..."
2. Bass, Pike, Perch and Other Game Fishes of America by James Alexander Henshall (1919)
"THE PIG FISH (Orthopristis chrysopterus) Another pan-fish belonging to the grunt family and common to the waters of Florida, and one much esteemed as a ..."
3. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"(Orthopristis, straight saw, in allusion to the evenly serrated preopercle.) 255. Orthopristis chrysopterus (Linnaeus). "Pig-fish"; "Hog-fish"; ..."
4. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"Pigfish; Hogfish Orthopristis chrysopterus (Linnaeus) This is the most important food-fish of the genus. It reaches a length of 12 to 15 inches, ..."
5. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"Of the many species, American and Mediterranean, Orthopristis chrysopterus is most familiar, ranging northward to Long Island, and excellent as a pan fish. ..."
6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"The pig fish (Orthopristis chrysopterus) was found in spawning condition on the inner shore of Shackelford Banks during May and the early part of June, ..."
7. Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries by United States Bureau of Fisheries, Bureau of Fisheries, United States (1916)
"Orthopristis chrysopterus. Scale from a well- fed fish in aquarium uo. 1. X 12. ... Scale from a fish a years old. X 12. FIG. 26.—Orthopristis chrysopterus. ..."