Definition of Genus Polyprion
1. Noun. Wreckfish.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Serranidae, Serranidae
Member holonyms: Polyprion Americanus, Stone Bass, Wreckfish
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Polyprion
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 ..."