Definition of Genus Cynoscion
1. Noun. Sea trout.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Sciaenidae, Sciaenidae
Member holonyms: Cynoscion Regalis, Weakfish, Cynoscion Nebulosus, Spotted Sea Trout, Spotted Squeateague, Spotted Weakfish
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cynoscion
Literary usage of Genus Cynoscion
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1. Geology of New Jersey by New Jersey Geological Survey, George Hammell Cook (1868)
"The Museum of the Philadelphia Acad- •emy contains specimens from Beesley's Point, and from Cape May. Genus CYNOSCION. ..."
2. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"Colour, bluish above, sides and belly bright silvery, finely punctate; vertical fins bright yellow in life; base of pectoral blackish. genus Cynoscion GILL ..."
3. American Fishes: A Popular Treatise Upon the Game and Food Fishes of North by George Brown Goode, Theodore Gill (1903)
"... genus Cynoscion, is represented on our Atlantic coast by three species. Cynoscion regale, the Weakfish, ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"... fishes of the genus Cynoscion. When the Americans reached the Californian coast they found certain fishes of a peculiar family (hexa- ..."