Definition of Gadus macrocephalus

1. Noun. Closely related to Atlantic cod.

Exact synonyms: Alaska Cod, Pacific Cod
Generic synonyms: Cod, Codfish



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gadus Macrocephalus

Gadamerian
Gadang
Gadarene
Gaddafi
Gaddum and Schild test
Gadhang
Gadhavi
Gadhelic
Gadidae
Gadiformes
Gaditanian
Gaditanians
Gadjang
Gadsden
Gadus
Gadus macrocephalus (current term)
Gadus merlangus
Gadus morhua
Gae Bulg
Gaea
Gael
Gaelic
Gaelic-speaking
Gaelic coffee
Gaelic coffees
Gaelic football
Gaelic games
Gaelic handball
Gaelophone
Gaels

Literary usage of Gadus macrocephalus

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1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"The Alaska cod, Gadus macrocephalus, is equally abundant with the Atlantic species, from which it differs very slightly, the air-bladder or sounds being ..."

2. On the Natural History and Classification of Fishes, Amphibians, and Reptiles. by William Swainson (1838)
"... type is the Gadus macrocephalus of Tilesius (fig. 72.) : 72 the .head is so enormously large, that it is nearly half the length of the whole fish, ..."

3. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature. by William Clowes and Sons (1884)
"... and in reference to which peculiarity it formerly received the title of Gadus macrocephalus. In the so-called Speckled-Cod (Gadus punctatus), ..."

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