Definition of Ocyurus

1. Noun. Snappers.

Exact synonyms: Genus Ocyurus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Lutjanidae, Lutjanidae
Member holonyms: Ocyurus Chrysurus, Yellowtail, Yellowtail Snapper



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ocyurus

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Octoberly
Octobers
Octobery
Octobr
Octobre
Octomitidae
Octomitus hominis
Octopodidae
Octoroon
Ocyurus (current term)
Ocyurus chrysurus
Oddfellow
Oddfellows
Oddi
Oddo-Harkins rule
Odense
Oder
Oder River
Odesa
Odessa
Odets
Odette
Odia

Literary usage of Ocyurus

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1. Bass, Pike, Perch and Others by James Alexander Henshall (1903)
"... ocyurus) This species was described from the "snapper banks," off Pensacola, by Jordan and Evermann in 1886, who named it ocyurus, or " swift tail. ..."

2. Bass, Pike, Perch and Other Game Fishes of America by James Alexander Henshall (1919)
"... ocyurus) This species was described from the "snapper banks," off Pensacola, by Jordan and Evermann in 1886, who named it ocyurus, or "swift tail. ..."

3. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1873)
"Mr. Cope describes as new species (Tr. Am. Phil. Soc. xiv.) : — Ocyurus ... (or Ocyurus) torridus, St. Kitts, p. 469, fig. ..."

4. Popular Science Monthly (1906)
"... synagris with Ocyurus chrysurus. Nothing is known as to the fertility of any of these forms. The record of such hybrids shows how rare is the occurrence ..."

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