Definition of Epinephelus

1. Noun. Genus of groupers or sea bass.

Exact synonyms: Genus Epinephelus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Serranidae, Serranidae
Member holonyms: Coney, Epinephelus Fulvus, Hind, Epinephelus Adscensionis, Rock Hind



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epinephelus

Epicurus
Epidendrum
Epidendrum tampense
Epidendrum venosum
Epigaea repens
Epilachna
Epilachna varivestis
Epilobium
Epilobium angustifolium
Epilobium canum canum
Epilobium hirsutum
Epimedium
Epimedium grandiflorum
Epimenides
Epimetheus
Epinephelus (current term)
Epinephelus adscensionis
Epinephelus fulvus
Epipactis
Epipactis gigantea
Epipactis helleborine
Epipaleolithic
Epiphany
Epiphany of Our Lord
Epipremnum
Epipremnum aureum
Epirot
Epirote
Epirotes
Epirots

Literary usage of Epinephelus

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1. Bass, Pike, Perch and Others by James Alexander Henshall (1903)
"It grows to three feet in length, and frequents rocky situations. THE ROCK HIND (Epinephelus adscensionis) This grouper is one of the most bizarre and gayly ..."

2. The Genera of Fishes ...: A Contribution to the Stability of Scientific by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1917)
"Justice and convenience are best served by retaining the name Epinephelus for its chief components, as understood by nearly all authors. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1908)
"Peters long ago examined Bloch's type of Epinephelus afer and found it identical with ... 11 (type Epinephelus afer Bloch first species) has priority over ..."

4. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"... (Epinephelus striatus) 384 Red Grouper (Epinephelus morio) 386 Red Hind (Epinephelus guttatus) . . . • . . . 386 Nassau Grouper or Cherna (Epinephelus ..."

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