Definition of Calamus penna

1. Noun. From Florida and Bahamas to Brazil.

Exact synonyms: Sheepshead Porgy
Generic synonyms: Porgy
Group relationships: Calamus, Genus Calamus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calamus Penna

Calabrian
Calabrians
Caladenia cairnsiana
Caladium bicolor
Calais
Calamagrostic quadriseta
Calamagrostis
Calamagrostis acutiflora
Calamintha
Calamintha grandiflora
Calamintha nepeta
Calamintha nepeta glantulosa
Calamintha sylvatica
Calamity Jane
Calamus australis
Calamus penna (current term)
Calamus rotang
Calan
Calandrinia
Calandrinia ciliata
Calapooya
Calapuya
Calayan rail
Calayan rails
Calculus Surface Index
Calcutta
Calcuttan
Caldani's ligament
Calder
Calderon

Literary usage of Calamus penna

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1. The Bahama Islands by George Burbank Shattuck (1905)
"Calamus penna (Cuvier and Valenciennes) (Sheepshead Porgy). Like the rest of the species this is valued as food. It is very common from southern Florida to ..."

2. Report of the Commissioner for by United States Fish Commission (1893)
"Calamus penna. (Little-mouth Porgy ; Sheepshead Forgy. ... It agrees with Calamus penna in all respects except the size of the eye, which is 4* in head. ..."

3. Manipulus vocabulorum: a rhyming dictionary of the English language by Peter Levens (1867)
"An HENNE, gallina, nœ. MEN, homines, num. A PEN to wryte, calamus, penna. A PENNE, or coup, caula, <e. ..."

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