Definition of Poronotus

1. Noun. A genus of Stromateidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Poronotus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Stromateidae, Stromateidae
Member holonyms: Dollarfish, Poronotus Triacanthus



Lexicographical Neighbors of Poronotus

Populus balsamifera
Populus canescens
Populus deltoides
Populus grandidentata
Populus heterophylla
Populus nigra
Populus nigra italica
Populus tremula
Populus tremuloides
Populus trichocarpa
Porcellio
Porcellionidae
Pordenone
Pori
Porifera
Poronotus (current term)
Poronotus triacanthus
Porphyra
Porphyrio
Porphyrio porphyrio
Porphyrula
Porphyrula martinica
Porroh
Porscha
Porsche
Porsches
Port-Vila
Port-au-Prince
Port-of-Spain
Port Arthur

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 ..."

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