Definition of Gonorhynchus gonorhynchus
1. Noun. Fish of sandy areas of western Pacific and Indian oceans having an angular snout for burrowing into sand.
Generic synonyms: Malacopterygian, Soft-finned Fish
Group relationships: Genus Gonorhynchus, Gonorhynchus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gonorhynchus Gonorhynchus
Literary usage of Gonorhynchus gonorhynchus
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1. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1868)
"Gill-openings narrow. Southern temperate parts of the Atlantic and Pacific; Japan. Only one genus is known. 1. GONORHYNCHUS. Gonorhynchus ..."
2. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"... occurs in Japan, and Gonorhynchus gonorhynchus is found in Australia and about the Cape of Good Hope. Numerous fossil species occur. ..."
3. Fishes of Australia: A Popular and Systematic Guide to the Study of the by David George Stead (1906)
"BEAKED SALMON (Gonorhynchus gonorhynchus). snout, on the under side of which, and almost beneath the anterior half of the large eyes is the small mouth. ..."
4. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections by Smithsonian Institution (1903)
"The Japanese species seems to differ from that of the Australian seas (Gonorhynchus gonorhynchus = G. gronovii = G. greyi=G. ..."