Definition of Seriphus politus

1. Noun. Silvery and bluish drumfish of shallow California coastal waters.

Exact synonyms: Queenfish, White Croaker
Generic synonyms: Croaker
Group relationships: Genus Seriphus, Seriphus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seriphus Politus

Sericocarpus
Serie A
Serie B
Seriland
Serinus
Serinus canaria
Seriola
Seriola dorsalis
Seriola grandis
Seriola zonata
Seriphidium
Seriphidium canum
Seriphidium maritimum
Seriphidium tridentatum
Seriphus
Seriphus politus
Seris
Serkin
Serkland
Sermon on the Mount
Serowe
Serpasil
Serpens
Serpens Caput
Serpens Cauda
Serpentarius
Serpentes
Serpentine
Serra
Serranidae

Literary usage of Seriphus politus

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1. Salt Water Game Fishing by Charles Frederick Holder (1914)
"Here also is the yellow-fin seriphus politus, the spot-fin croaker, ... The yellow-fin, seriphus politus, is one of the most beautiful of all the ..."

2. The Natural Wealth of California: Comprising Early History; Geography by Titus Fey Cronise (1868)
"seriphus politus), growing eight inches long, is caught in San Francisco Bay, but is rare and little known, with no common name. ..."

3. Nature and Science on the Pacific Coast: A Guide-book for Scientific by Pacific Coast Committee (1915)
"... queen-fish (seriphus politus), and a variety of surf-fishes, are also taken. Of introduced fishes, two, the striped bass, and the shad, both planted ..."

4. Nature and Science on the Pacific Coast: A Guide-book for Scientific by Pacific Coast Committee, Betty Hoag McGlynn (1915)
"... queen-fish (seriphus politus), and a variety of surf-fishes, are also taken. Of introduced fishes, two, the striped bass, and the shad, both planted ..."

5. The Call of the Surf by Van Campen Heilner, Frank Stick (1920)
"Classified correctly it is seriphus politus. It is excellent eating. I have seen great numbers of these fish taken from boats and piers farther south. ..."

6. Stoddart's Encyclopaedia Americana: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by American supplement, Encyclopaedia britannica (1886)
"... and the king-fish or queen-fish (seriphus politus) of California, belong to this family. A very peculiar tribe of Pacific coast fishes is that ..."

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