Definition of Cynoscion
1. Noun. Sea trout.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Sciaenidae, Sciaenidae
Member holonyms: Cynoscion Regalis, Weakfish, Cynoscion Nebulosus, Spotted Sea Trout, Spotted Squeateague, Spotted Weakfish
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cynoscion
Literary usage of Cynoscion
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)
"This genus differs from cynoscion only in the dentition, the bands of teeth being somewhat broader and some of the teeth near the middle of the upper jaw ..."
2. Bass, Pike, Perch and Others by James Alexander Henshall (1903)
"... by the struggles of as game a fish as he is likely to meet during a winter's sojourn in Florida. THE SPOTTED WEAKFISH (cynoscion nebulosus) cynoscion ..."