Definition of Agonus
1. Noun. Type genus of the Agonidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Agonidae, Family Agonidae
Member holonyms: Agonus Cataphractus, Armed Bullhead, Pogge
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Literary usage of Agonus
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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1884)
"small. Pectorals short, 3 in body, reaching somewhat past front of second dorsal. Pectorals and tip of caudal dusky. 30. agonus ..."
2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1889)
"The early post-larval stage of agonus is peculiar from its fusiform outline and yellowish coloration. The former is due to the great median development of ..."
3. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"But while this specialization reaches an extraordinary degree in forms like agonus and ... of affinity with the strong rockfish or the rough-mailed agonus. ..."