Definition of Genus pagrus

1. Noun. A genus of Sparidae.

Exact synonyms: Pagrus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Sparidae, Sparidae
Member holonyms: Pagrus Pagrus, Red Porgy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pagrus

genus Oxylebius
genus Oxytropis
genus Oxyura
genus Oxyuranus
genus Ozonium
genus Ozothamnus
genus Pachycephala
genus Pachyrhizus
genus Pachysandra
genus Packera
genus Padda
genus Paeonia
genus Pagellus
genus Pagophila
genus Pagophilus
genus Pagrus
genus Pagurus
genus Palaemon
genus Palaquium
genus Paleacrita
genus Palinurus
genus Paliurus
genus Palometa
genus Pan
genus Panax
genus Pandanus
genus Pandion
genus Panicum
genus Panonychus
genus Panthera

Literary usage of Genus pagrus

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

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"... presents a monographic review of the Japanese Tai or species of the genus Pagrus. The Tat is per- haps the most valuable fish of Japan, always common, ..."

2. Fish and Fisheries of New South Wales by Julian Edmund Tenison-Woods (1883)
"The genus Pagrus or as we term it in the vernacular " Schnapper," a word of Dutch origin, is distinquished by an oblong compressed body, with scales of ..."

3. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1842)
"... which is an example of the next genus, Pagrus, which differs from Chrysophrys in having only two rows of molar teeth on each side of the jaw. ..."

4. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus pagrus has from four to six stout conical teeth in the front of each jaw, and two series of round teeth on the sides. ..."

5. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1881)
"Genus PAGRUS, Cuv. Similar pairs of strong, conical, canine like teeth in the outer series of both the jaws; molars in two series. ..."

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