Definition of Sea chub
1. Noun. Schooling fishes mostly of Indian and western Pacific oceans; two species in western Atlantic.
Group relationships: Family Kyphosidae, Kyphosidae
Specialized synonyms: Bermuda Chub, Kyphosus Sectatrix, Rudderfish
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Chub
Literary usage of Sea chub
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1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"... is the sea-chub, frequently called the Lafayette, owing to the fact that it was found in special abundance in 1824, the year of General Lafayette's ..."
2. Oppian's Halieuticks of the Nature of Fishes and Fishing of the Ancients by Oppian, John Jones (1722)
"... Mugil, the Sea-Barbel, a Fifh of the Mullet Ke(p*A(^, Capito, the sea chub, another Specter of the Mullet. ..."