Definition of Genus Elops
1. Noun. Type genus of the Elopidae: tenpounder.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Elopidae, Family Elopidae
Member holonyms: Elops Saurus, Ladyfish, Tenpounder
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Elops
Literary usage of Genus Elops
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1. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1871)
"In the same country can be found several genera of harmless snakes, having no affinity with the genus Elops, but coloured exactly the same. ..."
2. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"Another seems to be related to the existing Clupeoid genus Elops, but also I presents characters connecting it with the American freshwater ! family ..."
3. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"... subtropical genus Elops. In addition to the characters of the skull noticed on p. 2862, these fish have the lower jaw longer, a thin plate of bone ..."
4. The Genera of Fishes ...: A Contribution to the Stability of Scientific by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1917)
"... by AMIA Gronow and by AMIA L. Browne refers also to AMIA, a second species, "the Ten-pounder," which is ELOPS SAURUS L., type of the genus ELOPS. ..."
5. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus Elops has a cylindrical body, and a flat spine on the upper and under edges of the caudal fin. The Saury, E. saurus, Linn., of the Atlantic, ..."
6. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"The genus Elops has a cylindrical body, and a flat spine on the upper and under edges of the caudal fin. ..."