Definition of Selene vomer

1. Noun. Similar to moonfish but with eyes high on the truncated forehead.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Selene Vomer

Selah
Selangor
Selar
Selar crumenophthalmus
Selcraig
Seldinger technique
Select
Selected Area Electron Diffraction
Selective Service System
Selects
Selena
Selenarctos
Selenarctos thibetanus
Selene
Selene setapinnis
Selene vomer
Selenicereus
Selenicereus grandiflorus
Selenipedium
Selenomonas
Seles
Seleucus
Seleucus I
Seleucus I Nicator
Selina
Selivanoff's test
Seljuckian
Seljuk
Seljukian
Seljuks

Literary usage of Selene vomer

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1. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"selene vomer. Jordan, 1886, 27; Beaufort. Jenkins. 1887. 88; Beaufort. ... selene vomer. This species is found on both coasts of America, its range on the ..."

2. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"selene vomer, the horse-head-fish, or look-down, is similarly but even more distorted. The fins, filamentous in the young, grow shorter with age, ..."

3. American Fishes: A Popular Treatise Upon the Game and Food Fishes of North by George Brown Goode, Theodore Gill (1903)
"selene vomer : Moon-fish; Look-down; Silver Moon-fish. (Selene argentea, p. 232.) Trachinotus glaucus : Gaff-topsail Pompano ; Banner Pompano (p. 203). ..."

4. A Manual of the Vertebrate Animals of the Northern United States: Including by David Starr Jordan (1904)
"Body oblong, excessively compressed, but less elevated than in C. gallus or in selene vomer: fins in adult all very low, none filamentous; head very gibbous ..."

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