Definition of Genus Merlangus
1. Noun. Whitings.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Gadidae, Gadidae
Member holonyms: Gadus Merlangus, Merlangus Merlangus, Whiting
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Literary usage of Genus Merlangus
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1. Geology of New Jersey by New Jersey Geological Survey, George Hammell Cook (1868)
"Genus MERLANGUS. Merlangus purpureus. Pollack. This is not a common species on our coast, and when met with, is associated with allied species. ..."
2. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"... is twelve to twenty- four inches long, blackish-brown above, silvery gray below, the lateral line jet black. The genus Merlangus has three dorsal and ..."
3. Journal of a Voyage in Baffin's Bay and Barrow Straits, in the Years 1850 by Peter Cormack Sutherland (1852)
"... the skeletons of fishes in a very perfect state, which appeared to belong to the genus Merlangus, a genus very widely distributed over the Polar Seas. ..."
4. Hunt's Yachting Magazine (1853)
"... the bib or blind, and the power cod fish or pouting : in addition to these, the whitings genus Merlangus, are also ranked among the cod family, ..."