Definition of Lachnolaimus maximus

1. Noun. Large wrasse of western Atlantic; head of male resembles a pig's snout.

Exact synonyms: Hog Snapper, Hogfish
Generic synonyms: Wrasse

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lachnolaimus Maximus

Lacedemonian
Lacedemonians
Lacedæmonia
Lacedæmonian
Lacedæmonians
Lacerta
Lacerta agilis
Lacerta viridis
Lacertidae
Lacey
Lachaise
Lachesis
Lachlan
Lachman test
Lachnolaimus
Lachnolaimus maximus (current term)
Lachryma Christi
Laclauian
Laconia
Laconian
Laconians
Lactaid
Lactarius
Lactarius delicioso
Lactobacillus bifidus
Lactobacillus bifidus pennsylvanicus
Lactobacillus brevis
Lactobacillus buchneri
Lactobacillus bulgaricus
Lactobacillus bulgaricus factor

Literary usage of Lachnolaimus maximus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The big game fishes of the United States by Charles Frederick Holder (1903)
"... (Cuvier and Valenciennes), and is known to science as Lachnolaimus maximus (Walbaum). It is essentially a West Indian fish, being more or less common at ..."

2. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"taine or hogfish, Lachnolaimus maximus, a great fish, crimson in color, with its fin spines ending in long streamers; Bodianus rufus, the Spanish lady-fish ..."

3. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1917)
"... Indies and our southern coasts is another of the wrasse-fishes whose scientific name is Lachnolaimus maximus. It is called in Porto Rico " el capitan. ..."

4. The Bahama Islands by George Burbank Shattuck, Geographical Society of Baltimore (1905)
"Lachnolaimus maximus (Walbaum) (Hog Fish). This is a common and attractive food-fish occurring throughout the West Indies and Bermudas, and ranging north to ..."

5. The Bermuda Islands: An Account of Their Scenery, Climate, Productions by Addison Emery Verrill (1902)
"... M. tigris, M. falcata, pi. xcv), and the large Hogfish (Lachnolaimus maximus, fig. 55). The latter was evidently very * Daring the months of May, Jane, ..."

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