Definition of Coryphaena hippurus
1. Noun. The more common dolphinfish valued as food; about six feet long.
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Literary usage of Coryphaena hippurus
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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1914)
"coryphaena hippurus Linné. The dolphin mentioned by Knight, 'Cruise of the Alerte,' p. 139, is doubtless of this species. One was taken by Mr. Murphy on ..."
2. Journal of a Voyage to New York and a Tour in Several of the American by Jasper Danckaerts, Peter Sluyter (1867)
"The middle figure of this plate, marked Dolphyn, is the common dolphin of the Atlantic, the coryphaena hippurus, of Linnaeus. In the text, mention is made ..."
3. The Strange Adventures of Andrew Battell of Leigh, in Angola and the by Andrew Battel, Samuel Purchas, Anthony Knivet (1901)
"... or gilthead, of the Portuguese (coryphaena hippurus), and delights to swim in the shadow of the vessel. 2 The Ilha Grande lies in lat. ..."