Definition of Centropomus
1. Noun. Type genus of the Centropomidae: snooks.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Centropomidae, Family Centropomidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centropomus
Literary usage of Centropomus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bass, Pike, Perch and Others by James Alexander Henshall (1903)
"... (centropomus undecimalis) centropomus undecimalis. The Snook. Body elongate, with elevated back and straight abdomen; head 3; depth 4: eye 7; ..."
2. Bass, Pike, Perch and Other Game Fishes of America by James Alexander Henshall (1919)
"... centropomus undecimalis. The Snook. Body elongate, with elevated back and straight abdomen; head 3; depth 4; eye 7; scales 9-75-16; D. VIII-I, 10; ..."
3. The Natural, Statistical, and Civil History of the State of New-York by James Macauley (1829)
"... perch Perca Candida Sea perch Perca marina Bass—centropomus Sea bass centropomus marinus Streaked bass centropomus striatus Otsego bass centropomus ..."