Definition of Poronotus
1. Noun. A genus of Stromateidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Stromateidae, Stromateidae
Member holonyms: Dollarfish, Poronotus Triacanthus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Poronotus
Literary usage of Poronotus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Synopsis of the Fishes of North America by David Starr Jordan, Charles Henry Gilbert (1882)
"Head 4; depth 2. D. Ill, 46; A.IIT, 40. L. 10inches. Pacific coast of United States; abundant in summer; highly prized as a food-fish. (Poronotus ..."
2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1885)
"The generic name Poronotus proposed for it by Dr. Gill, seems unnecessary, as the species is evidently very closely related to 8. simillimus, ..."
3. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"The young are often found beneath the "Portuguese man-of-war" and-other large medusae. Genus Poronotus Gill. Butter-fishes. ..."
4. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"At least my own observations were made in the same region and at the same time of the year as Mr. Agassiz's, and only the Poronotus was seen. ..."
5. Geology of New Jersey by New Jersey Geological Survey, George Hammell Cook (1868)
"Poronotus triacanthus. Harvest Fish. This is not a common species, and is met with almost entirely during July IB- August. The writer has seen single ..."