Definition of Anisotremus virginicus
1. Noun. Black and gold grunt found from Bermuda to Caribbean to Brazil.
Generic synonyms: Grunt
Group relationships: Anisotremus, Genus Anisotremus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anisotremus Virginicus
Literary usage of Anisotremus virginicus
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1. Bass, Pike, Perch and Others by James Alexander Henshall (1903)
"THE PORK-FISH (anisotremus virginicus) Another pan-fish of the grunt family (Hamu- lid(E) is the pork-fish, a handsome and beautifully- marked species. ..."
2. Bass, Pike, Perch and Other Game Fishes of America by James Alexander Henshall (1919)
"THE PORK-FISH (anisotremus virginicus) Another pan-fish of the grunt family (Hamu- lida) is the pork-fish, a handsome and beautifully- marked species. ..."
3. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"Anisotremus surinamensis, the pompon, abundant from Louisiana southward is the commonest species. anisotremus virginicus, the porkfish or ..."
4. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1912)
"Two or three specimens caught by fishermen at Marianao had no noticeable red or yellow color in the mouth when fresh. 70. anisotremus virginicus (Linn.). ..."