Definition of Genus Lopholatilus
1. Noun. Large brightly colored food fish of deep Atlantic waters.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Malacanthidae, Malacanthidae
Member holonyms: Lopholatilus Chamaeleonticeps, Tilefish
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lopholatilus
Literary usage of Genus Lopholatilus
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1. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"... the other on the Pacific Coast. None is of sufficient abundance to be of much food-value. The genus Lopholatilus contains but i species, ..."
2. Guide to the Gallery of Fishes in the Department of Zoology of the British by William George Ridewood (1908)
"... It is very brightly coloured; the triangular " fatty fin" on the buck of the head is remarkable, and is characteristic of the genus Lopholatilus. ..."
3. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1894)
"... it has proved — of a large food-fish, the Tile-fish, of the genus Lopholatilus, which was caught abundantly by a Fish Commission expedition in 1881 off ..."
4. British Museum Guides: Vertrbrates by British Museum (Natural History) (1906)
"... and is characteristic of the genus Lopholatilus. The Tile-fish was first caught in 1879 off Nantucket Island, several hundred specimens being obtained. ..."