Definition of Elops saurus
1. Noun. Game fish resembling the tarpon but smaller.
Generic synonyms: Tarpon, Tarpon Atlanticus
Group relationships: Elops, Genus Elops
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Literary usage of Elops saurus
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)
"... lady-fish and ten- pounder for them, and relegate or ignore the names bone-fish, bony-fish, and skip-jack. THE TEN-POUNDER (elops saurus) elops saurus. ..."
2. Bass, Pike, Perch and Others by James Alexander Henshall (1903)
"THE TEN-POUNDER (elops saurus) elops saurus. The Ten-pounder. Body elongate, covered with small, silvery scales; head 4j ; depth 6; eye 4, large; ..."
3. Bass, Pike, Perch and Other Game Fishes of America by James Alexander Henshall (1919)
"THE TEN-POUNDER (elops saurus) elops saurus. The Ten-pounder. Body elongate, covered with small, silvery scales; head 4j; depth 6; eye 4, large; ..."
4. Where, When, and how to Catch Fish on the East Coast of Florida by William H. Gregg, John Gardner (1902)
"Same work, pages 408, 409, 410, has "elops saurus," common names, "Ten-pounder," ... US Commission, 1896, "Fishes of Indian River," page 240, "elops saurus. ..."
5. Fishing by Horace Gordon Hutchinson (1904)
"elops saurus does not exceed a length of three feet. ... Besides that of bony-fish, elops saurus is known by the vernacular names of " Ten Pounder," " John- ..."
6. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"elops saurus Linnaeus. "Sea Pike"; "Horse Mackerel" ... elops saurus. The big-eyed herring is widely distributed in both Atlantic and Pacific oceans, ..."
7. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1907)
"Of the other fishes showing evidence of near relationship to Amia the following have been examined with a negative result : elops saurus by J. Mueller ('46) ..."