Definition of Genus Lota

1. Noun. Burbot.

Exact synonyms: Lota
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Gadidae, Gadidae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lota

genus Loligo
genus Lolium
genus Lomatia
genus Lomogramma
genus Lonas
genus Lonchocarpus
genus Lonicera
genus Lophius
genus Lophodytes
genus Lopholatilus
genus Lophophora
genus Lophophorus
genus Lophosoria
genus Loranthus
genus Loris
genus Lota (current term)
genus Lotus
genus Lovoa
genus Loxia
genus Loxodonta
genus Loxoma
genus Loxostege
genus Lucilia
genus Lufengpithecus
genus Luffa
genus Lumpenus
genus Lunaria
genus Lunda
genus Lupinus
genus Luscinia

Literary usage of Genus Lota

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

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, ..."

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