Definition of Pagellus
1. Noun. Sea breams.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Sparidae, Sparidae
Member holonyms: European Sea Bream, Pagellus Centrodontus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pagellus
Literary usage of Pagellus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1859)
"pagellus, Cur. Sf Vol. vi. p. 169. The anterior teeth card-like, without canines, ... 3; Pani. Fishes, Firth of Forth, p. 43. pi. 27. pagellus rostratus ..."
2. The Fisheries of the Adriatic and the Fish Thereof: A Report of the Austro by G. L. Faber (1883)
"pagellus ERYTHRINUS, C. & V. The Erythrinus, the Red, or Spanish Sea Bream. ... General, but scarce, on rocky beds. 91. pagellus MORMYRUS, C. & V. Der ..."
3. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature (1884)
"13 ; the Axillary Sea-Bream (pagellus Owenii), No. I 5 ; and the Acarne (pagellus ... The cast of an unusually fine example of the latter form, pagellus ..."
4. The Technologist (1861)
"In both instances the appellation is derived from the Pagrus vulgaris of the Mediterranean, to which the pagellus is closely allied. ..."
5. Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society by Wernerian Natural History Society, Edinburgh, Wernerian Natural History Society (Edinburgh, Scotland) (1838)
"The pagellus erythrinus has the origin of the lateral line slightly bent, and the anterior part of the orbit placed behind the posterior angle of the ..."