Definition of Genus Polyprion

1. Noun. Wreckfish.

Exact synonyms: Polyprion
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Serranidae, Serranidae
Member holonyms: Polyprion Americanus, Stone Bass, Wreckfish

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Polyprion

genus Polyangium
genus Polyborus
genus Polybotria
genus Polybotrya
genus Polycirrus
genus Polydactylus
genus Polyergus
genus Polygala
genus Polygonatum
genus Polygonia
genus Polygonum
genus Polyodon
genus Polypedates
genus Polypodium
genus Polyporus
genus Polyprion (current term)
genus Polystichum
genus Pomacanthus
genus Pomacentrus
genus Pomaderris
genus Pomatomus
genus Pomolobus
genus Pomoxis
genus Poncirus
genus Pongamia
genus Pongo
genus Pontederia
genus Pooecetes
genus Popillia
genus Populus

Literary usage of Genus Polyprion

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of (1875)
"189. Bass. Taken on both north and south shores. This fish is in season from May to September. GENUS, POLYPRION, Cuvier. ..."

2. Fishes of the Perch Family by William Jardine, Izaak Walton (1861)
"Following the Ruffes, Cuvier has placed the genus Polyprion, formed from a single species, common in the Mediterranean, remarkable for the large size it ..."

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