Definition of Genus Sciaena

1. Noun. Type genus of the Sciaenidae: croakers.

Exact synonyms: Sciaena
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Sciaenidae, Sciaenidae
Member holonyms: Jewfish, Mulloway, Sciaena Antarctica, Maiger, Maigre, Sciaena Aquila

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Sciaena

genus Sceloglaux
genus Sceloporus
genus Schaffneria
genus Schefflera
genus Schinus
genus Schistosoma
genus Schizachyrium
genus Schizaea
genus Schizanthus
genus Schizopetalon
genus Schizophragma
genus Schizosaccharomyces
genus Schlumbergera
genus Schomburgkia
genus Sciadopitys
genus Sciaena (current term)
genus Sciaenops
genus Sciara
genus Scilla
genus Scincella
genus Scincus
genus Scindapsus
genus Scirpus
genus Sciurus
genus Scleranthus
genus Scleroderma
genus Sclerotinia
genus Sclerotium
genus Scolopax
genus Scolopendrium

Literary usage of Genus Sciaena

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

1. Elements of Natural History: Being an Introduction to the Systema Naturae of by Charles Stewart (1801)
"... is not common to the genus Sciaena alone, but alfo to many of the Spari, and perhaps, to fome of the ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1834)
"With a new genus from Australia (MACQUARIA), of the habits of which nothing is known, the Baron concludes that the genus sciaena, according to ..."

3. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"Corvina is applied by Cu vier, Cantor and others to fish of the genus Sciaena of more recent ichthyologists. t ..."

4. Neues Repertorium für Pharmacie by L. A. Buchner (1856)
"Obgleich ich glaube, dass dieser Fisch dem genus Sciaena zugehört, bin ich gleichwohl in Ermanglung genauer Beschreibungen nicht im Stande gewesen, ..."

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