Definition of Genus Umbrina
1. Noun. Croakers.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Sciaenidae, Sciaenidae
Member holonyms: Surf Fish, Surffish, Umbrina Roncador, Yellowfin Croaker
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Umbrina
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 ..."