Definition of Dactylopterus
1. Noun. A genus of Dactylopteridae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Dactylopteridae, Family Dactylopteridae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dactylopterus
Literary usage of Dactylopterus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"dactylopterus is the name that has been generally adopted for the genus, ... In the case of dactylopterus, there would be the further advantage that the ..."
2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"Red; a foot long; from the Mediterranean; the only species well known.(3) The best of these divisions is dactylopterus, ..."
3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1906)
"701) recognizes four species of dactylopterus which are found in "the tropical and warm parts of the Atlantic and Indian Ocean and Archipelago. ..."
4. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1890)
"... Cuvier observes, is still common <n the coasts of the Mediterranean, to two kinds of flying fish, the dactylopterus, or Trigla volitans of Linnaeus, ..."
5. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1890)
"Concluding, I would sum up therefore as follows : that dactylopterus, ... A transverse section of dactylopterus at any part of the body shows an almost ..."