Definition of Gadoid fish
1. Noun. A soft-finned fish of the family Gadidae.
Generic synonyms: Malacopterygian, Soft-finned Fish
Group relationships: Family Gadidae, Gadidae
Specialized synonyms: Cod, Codfish, Gadus Merlangus, Merlangus Merlangus, Whiting, Haddock, Melanogrammus Aeglefinus, Pollachius Pollachius, Pollack, Pollock, Hake, Ling, Molva Molva, Brosme Brosme, Cusk, Torsk, Grenadier, Rattail, Rattail Fish
Lexicographical Neighbors of Gadoid Fish
Literary usage of Gadoid fish
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1859)
"The name " young haddock" is sometimes given to the pollock, a gadoid fish of the genus merlan- yus (Cuv.). II. ..."
2. American Fishes: A Popular Treatise Upon the Game and Food Fishes of North by George Brown Goode, Theodore Gill (1903)
"... Capelan (or Caplan) is a small gadoid fish, somewhat like a Tomcod, very common in the Mediterranean, and which approaches the shores in large schools. ..."
3. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"The name " young haddock" is sometimes given to the pollack, a gadoid fish of the genus mer- langw (Guv.). II. The Norway haddock is the ..."
4. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1864)
"Descriptions of the genera of gadoid fish of Western North temperate North America. Ibid. . Descriptions of the Gobioid genera of the Western coast of . ..."
5. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"The name "young haddock" is sometimes given to the pollack, a gadoid fish of the genus mer- ..."