Definition of Atherinopsis

1. Noun. A genus of Atherinidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Atherinopsis
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Atherinidae, Family Atherinidae
Member holonyms: Atherinopsis Californiensis, Jacksmelt



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atherinopsis

Athanasius
Athanasius the Great
Athapascan
Athapaskan
Athapaskan language
Atharva-Veda
Atharvaveda
Athelstan
Athena
Athene
Athene noctua
Athenian
Athenians
Athens
Atherinidae
Atherinopsis
Atherinopsis californiensis
Atherton
Atherurus
Athinai
Athiorhodaceae
Athirne
Athletic
Athletics
Athol Fugard
Athos
Athrotaxis
Athrotaxis selaginoides
Athyriaceae
Athyrium

Literary usage of Atherinopsis

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

1. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections by Smithsonian Institution (1883)
"(Girard, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila. 18.~>4, 134: type atherinopsis californiensis Grd.) This genus differs from Menidia in the ..."

2. The Resources of California: Comprising Agriculture, Mining, Geography by John Shertzer Hittell (1869)
"Its food is chiefly shell-fish. § 120.' Smelts.—We have four species of fish called smelts (atherinopsis californiensis, ..."

3. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"842—Blue Smelt or Fez del Rey, atherinopsis ... of these and the largest member of the family, reaching a length of eighteen inches, is atherinopsis ..."

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