Definition of Trachurus
1. Noun. The scads (particularly horse mackerels).
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Carangidae, Family Carangidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trachurus
Literary usage of Trachurus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Fish and Fisheries of New South Wales by Julian Edmund Tenison-Woods (1883)
"Those best known to the fishermen of Port Jackson are—the '' yellow- tail" (trachurus declivis), the " white trevally" (Caranx ..."
2. Reports of Explorations and Surveys: To Ascertain the Most Practicable and by United States War Dept, Joseph Henry, United States Army. Corps of Engineers, Spencer Fullerton Baird (1855)
"trachurus, RAFIN. Caratt, nuovi Generi e nuove specie di Animali, ... The general shape of trachurus appears to be more elongated also than in Caranx. ..."
3. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology (1870)
"NOTE ON SOME PECULIAR TUMOURS FOUND ON THE GASTEROSTEUS trachurus. By LAWSON TAIT. THE conditions of the struggle for existence seem to legislate that ..."
4. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"trachurus trachurus common in Europe, extends to Japan where it is the abundant ... trachurus mediterraneus is common in southern Europe and trachurus ..."