Definition of Genus Zoarces
1. Noun. Type genus of the Zoarcidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Zoarcidae, Zoarcidae
Member holonyms: Viviparous Eelpout, Zoarces Viviparus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Zoarces
Literary usage of Genus Zoarces
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1. Zoölogical Science: Or, Nature in Living Forms by Anna Maria (Treadwell) Redfield (1858)
"The genus Zoarces, (with three American species,) has the dorsal, anal, ... Some species of the genus, Zoarces, and probably others, produce their young ..."
2. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"Zoarces viviparus, the "mother of eels," is a common fish of the coasts of northern Europe. In the genus Zoarces, wmz ••-. ••'.' Fio. 636. ..."
3. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"Genus ZOARCES Cuvier. Mutton-fishes; Eel-pouts. Form elongate, somewhat compressed, tapering posteriorly; head moderately long, contracted above; ..."
4. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus Zoarces has an elongated body, dorsal, anal, and caudal united, and no spinous rays in the dorsal except in its posterior part. ..."
5. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1885)
"... at least as much as the genus Zoarces (referred to that group as a genus of Blenniidae), but none of the genera are mentioned under either title. ..."