Definition of Genus Chrysophrys
1. Noun. Australian snapper.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Sparidae, Sparidae
Member holonyms: Chrysophrys Auratus, Snapper, Black Bream, Chrysophrys Australis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Chrysophrys
Literary usage of Genus Chrysophrys
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1. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1881)
"Genus CHRYSOPHRYS, Cuv. Four or six conical canine teeth and three or more series of rounded molar teeth in both jaws. Cheeks scaly. ..."
2. Excelsior by James Hamilton (1856)
"grinding teeth ; others, as the Sheep's-head, have the grinding surface convex ; and others, as the genus Chrysophrys, Lave convex teeth so numerous and so ..."
3. Life in its lower, intermediate, and higher forms; or, Manifestations of the by Philip Henry Gosse (1857)
"... some, as the Wrasse, have flat grinding teeth; others, as the Sheep's-head, have the grinding surface convex; and others, as the genus Chrysophrys, ..."