Definition of Agonus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Agonidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Agonus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Agonidae, Family Agonidae
Member holonyms: Agonus Cataphractus, Armed Bullhead, Pogge



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agonus

Aglaia
Aglaomorpha
Aglaomorpha meyeniana
Aglaonema
Aglaonema modestum
Agnatha
Agnes
Agnes George de Mille
Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu
Agnes de Mille
Agnew
Agni
Agnus Dei
Agnus Deis
Agonidae
Agonus
Agonus cataphractus
Agra
Agrabad
Agricola
Agriculture Department
Agriculture Secretary
Agrigento
Agrimonia eupatoria
Agrimonia procera
Agrinio
Agrinion
Agriocharis
Agriocharis ocellata
Agrippa

Literary usage of Agonus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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. ..."

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