Definition of Genus Dactylopterus
1. Noun. A genus of Dactylopteridae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Dactylopteridae, Family Dactylopteridae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dactylopterus
Literary usage of Genus Dactylopterus
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1. Geology of New Jersey by New Jersey Geological Survey, George Hammell Cook (1868)
"Spinous Gurnard. This is an abundant species, found generally along the coast. Genus DACTYLOPTERUS. ..."
2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1882)
"A few species—three only according to Dr. Giinther—are allied to the gurnards, and form the genus Dactylopterus ; while the greater number—forty-four as he ..."
3. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus Dactylopterus is characterized by pectoral fins, which are excessively developed, and composed of two parts, forming a large fin, which, ..."