Definition of Gempylus serpens
1. Noun. Predatory tropical fishes with jutting jaws and strong teeth.
Group relationships: Family Gempylidae, Gempylidae
Generic synonyms: Gempylid
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gempylus Serpens
Literary usage of Gempylus serpens
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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1905)
"Cuba, II, 1856-58 (1861), p. 246, PI. 18, fig. 1 (head). Cuba.. gempylus serpens Cuvier, 1. c. (Based on Serpens marinus, etc. Sloane Voy. Jam., I, 1707, p. ..."
2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1834)
"2 Ancient name of an unknown fish. 3 gempylus serpens, C., or Serpens marinus compressus lividus, Sloane i. 1. f. 2. ..."
3. Records of the Australian Museum by Australian Museum (1896)
"gempylus serpens, Cuvier and Valenciennes. The example now recorded was obtained per Mr. Icely in May 1893, and measures 670 mm. in length. ..."