Definition of Genus Umbrina

1. Noun. Croakers.

Exact synonyms: Umbrina
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Sciaenidae, Sciaenidae
Member holonyms: Surf Fish, Surffish, Umbrina Roncador, Yellowfin Croaker



Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Umbrina

genus Tursiops
genus Tussilago
genus Tylenchus
genus Tympanuchus
genus Typha
genus Tyrannosaurus
genus Tyrannus
genus Tyto
genus Uca
genus Uintatherium
genus Ulex
genus Ulmus
genus Ulva
genus Uma
genus Umbellularia
genus Umbrina (current term)
genus Unio
genus Upupa
genus Urginea
genus Uria
genus Urocyon
genus Urocystis
genus Urophycis
genus Uropsilus
genus Urosaurus
genus Ursinia
genus Ursus
genus Urtica
genus Usnea
genus Ustilaginoidea

Literary usage of Genus Umbrina

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

1. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"... of the genus umbrina (Cuv.), from its having a barbule on the chin. HAKLUYT, Richard, an English author, ..."

2. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"The genus Umbrina is characterized by a single cirrus on the point of the lower jaw. The species are marine. The King-Fish, U. nebulosa, Storer, ..."

3. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1859)
"The name hake is also erroneously given 02 lie coast of New Jersey to the king fish, a scia'-:: of the genus umbrina (Cuv.), from its have; j barbule on the ..."

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