Definition of Genus Lota
1. Noun. Burbot.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lota
Literary usage of Genus Lota
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1. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"A related genus, Lota, the burbot, called also ling and, in America, the lawyer, is found in fresh waters. This genus contains the only fresh-water members ..."
2. Lake Superior: Its Physical Character, Vegetation, and Animals, Compared by Louis Agassiz, James Elliot Cabot (1850)
"... com- pressus Lesu., which he places, however, in the genus Lota, without trying to establish a connection between his description and that of Lesueur. ..."
3. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"Belonging to the group with two dorsals, one anal, and a distinct caudal, the genus Lota has the first dorsal fin well developed, with from ten to thirteen ..."
4. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus Lota has two dorsal fins, one anal, and barbels on the chin. The Spotted Burbot, Fi L. maculosa, LeS., of our Northern lakes and rivers, ..."
5. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"The genus Lota has two dorsal fins, one anal, and barbels on the chin. The Spotted Burbot, L. maculosa, LeS., of our Northern lakes and rivers, ..."