Definition of Sciaena aquila
1. Noun. Large European marine food fish.
Generic synonyms: Sciaenid, Sciaenid Fish
Group relationships: Genus Sciaena, Sciaena
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sciaena Aquila
Literary usage of Sciaena aquila
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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1841)
"Sciaena aquila, Cm. + 0 Umbrina vulgaris, Cuv. A single individual only of S. Aquila is known to have been taken on the Irish coast; about the 1st of August ..."
2. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1851)
"the genus Sciaena, of which a single species, the maigre, Sciaena aquila, occasionally wanders from the seas of Southern ..."
3. The Publications of the Champlain Society by Champlain Society (1908)
"She, after 1 This valued but now rare European food fish, Sciaena aquila (figured in Wood's Illustrated Natural History, III. 265) is a distant relative of ..."
4. Respiration by John Scott Haldane (1922)
"Section through secreting gland of swim bladder of Sciaena aquila, showing the epithelial body and underlying layer of capillary network (f) with gas ..."
5. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia by Royal Society of South Australia (1900)
"... fish in the Murray at Goolwa, but it is also found in the Onkaparinga, Port Adelaide River, and in many other localities on our coast. 9. Sciaena aquila ..."