Definition of Red porgy
1. Noun. Food fish of the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts of Europe and America.
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Literary usage of Red porgy
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1. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"... from time immemorial of the red porgy of the Mediterranean, Pagrus pagrus. In this I « \ FIG. 280.—Ebisu, the Fish-god of Japan, bearing a Red Tai ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The Pagrus pagrus of European waters is called the red porgy. Consult Kingsley, TS, 'Standard Natural History' (Vol. Ill, Boston 1885). ..."
3. Where, When, and how to Catch Fish on the East Coast of Florida by William H. Gregg, John Gardner (1902)
"Illustration. Page. 107. "PAGRUS PAGRUS." 551 1356 red porgy; " D- XI, 12, or XII, 11 or 10; A. III, ..."