Definition of Centropomus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Centropomidae: snooks.

Exact synonyms: Genus Centropomus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Centropomidae, Family Centropomidae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centropomus

Centranthus ruber
Centrarchidae
Centre
Centre for International Crime Prevention
Centre of the Universe
Centrelink
Centres for Disease Control
Centriscidae
Centrocercus
Centrocercus urophasianus
Centrocestus
Centrolobium
Centrolobium robustum
Centropistes striata
Centropomidae
Centropomus
Centropristis
Centropristis philadelphica
Centropus
Centropus phasianinus
Centropus sinensis
Centrosema
Centrosema virginianum
Centruroides
Centum
Centunculus
Cephaelis
Cephalanthera
Cephalanthera rubra

Literary usage of Centropomus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bass, Pike, Perch and Others by James Alexander Henshall (1903)
"... (centropomus undecimalis) centropomus undecimalis. The Snook. Body elongate, with elevated back and straight abdomen; head 3; depth 4: eye 7; ..."

2. Bass, Pike, Perch and Other Game Fishes of America by James Alexander Henshall (1919)
"... centropomus undecimalis. The Snook. Body elongate, with elevated back and straight abdomen; head 3; depth 4; eye 7; scales 9-75-16; D. VIII-I, 10; ..."

3. The Natural, Statistical, and Civil History of the State of New-York by James Macauley (1829)
"... perch Perca Candida Sea perch Perca marina Bass—centropomus Sea bass centropomus marinus Streaked bass centropomus striatus Otsego bass centropomus ..."

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