Definition of Lepomis gibbosus
1. Noun. Small brilliantly colored North American sunfish.
Generic synonyms: Centrarchid, Sunfish
Group relationships: Genus Lepomis, Lepomis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lepomis Gibbosus
Literary usage of Lepomis gibbosus
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1. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1915)
"lepomis gibbosus (Linnaeus).—Punkin seed. Abundant in the river, canal, and in the pools above mentioned, and occasional in the mouths of creeks. ..."
2. A Naturalist's Rambles about Home by Charles Conrad Abbott (1884)
"Rare. Single specimens, now and then, have been found in the Delaware. Sunny. lepomis gibbosus. Banded Sunfish. ..."
3. A Bibliography of Fishes by Bashford Dean, Eugene Willis Gudger, American Museum of Natural History, Arthur Wilbur Henn (1917)
"... X lepomis gibbosus. - The work of the US Fisheries Marine Biological Station at Beaufort, NC, during 1913. Science, 1914, ns 40, 413^17. ..."