Definition of Genus prionotus

1. Noun. A genus of Triglidae.

Exact synonyms: Prionotus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Triglidae, Triglidae
Member holonyms: Northern Sea Robin, Prionotus Carolinus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Prionotus

genus Potamophis
genus Potentilla
genus Poterium
genus Pothos
genus Potorous
genus Potos
genus Pouteria
genus Praunus
genus Prenanthes
genus Presbytes
genus Priacanthus
genus Primula
genus Prinia
genus Priodontes
genus Prionace
genus Prionotus
genus Pristis
genus Pritzelago
genus Proboscidea
genus Procavia
genus Procellaria
genus Prociphilus
genus Procnias
genus Proconsul
genus Procyon
genus Progne
genus Prosopis
genus Prosopium
genus Protea
genus Proteles

Literary usage of Genus prionotus

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1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"The American species of gurnards, having teeth on the palatine, belong to the genus Prionotus. Northward these fishes, known as sea-robins, live along the ..."

2. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus prionotus has very large pectorals, and a belt of dense teeth on the palatines. The Sea Robin, or Grunter, P. lineatus, Dekay, is from twelve to ..."

3. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"The genus prionotus has very large pectorals, and a belt of dense teeth on the palatines. The Sea Robin, or Grunter, P. lineatus, Dekay, is from twelve to ..."

4. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1859)
"The American gurnards of the genus prionotus are distinguished from those of the preceding genus by the larger pectoral fins, ..."

5. American Fishes: A Popular Treatise Upon the Game and Food Fishes of North by George Brown Goode, Theodore Gill (1903)
"The genus Prionotus does not occur in Europe, the family being there represented by a very similar form, genus Trigla, which, however, has still smaller ..."

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