Definition of Regalecus glesne
1. Noun. Thin deep-water tropical fish 20 to 30 feet long having a red dorsal fin.
Generic synonyms: Malacopterygian, Soft-finned Fish
Group relationships: Genus Regalecus, Reglaecus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Regalecus Glesne
Literary usage of Regalecus glesne
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1861)
"Mar. 26, 1849 (Hancock) Cullercoats (Northumberland) 12^ l. Sept. 17, 1852 Cromarty. 4. Regalecus glesne. The Sild-Kung (King of the Herrings). ..."
2. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"The great oarfish, Regalecus glesne (see Pig. T r 3), was long known to the ... The Atlantic oarfish is named Regalecus glesne, from the Norwegian farm of ..."
3. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"The great oarfish, Regalecus glesne (see Fig. 237, Vol. ... The Atlantic oarfish is named Regalecus glesne, from the Norwegian farm of ..."
4. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1849)
"Regalecus glesne, Ascanius, Icon. ii. t. 11. cop. EM t. 358 ; JJ (J. Jacob), An account of the rare fish, ..."
5. Fishes of Australia: A Popular and Systematic Guide to the Study of the by David George Stead (1906)
"OAR-FISH (Regalecus glesne). There is no anal fin and they do not possess any scales. The young, which are not unfrequently found at the surface of the ..."
6. Guide to the Gallery of Fishes in the Department of Zoology of the British by William George Ridewood (1908)
"The Oar-fish or Ribbon-fish (Regalecus glesne) is occasionally cast up on the coasts of Cornwall and Yorkshire, and off Bergen, in Norway. ..."