Definition of Genus centropristis
1. Noun. Sea basses.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Serranidae, Serranidae
Member holonyms: Centropristis Philadelphica, Rock Bass, Rock Sea Bass, Black Bass, Black Sea Bass, Centropistes Striata
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Centropristis
Literary usage of Genus centropristis
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1. Geology of New Jersey by New Jersey Geological Survey, George Hammell Cook (1868)
"They rarely reach over a foot in length, if ever. The largest specimen preserved at Philadelphia measures one foot. Genus CENTROPRISTIS. ..."
2. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1859)
"Yellowish grey, with two or three darker cross-bands. This fish much resembles the genus Centropristis. Coast of Brazil (and of North America?). «. Adult. ..."
3. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1859)
"Half-grown: skin. Jamaica. Purchased of Mr. Cuming. This fish has been placed in the genus Centropristis, but it is much nearer to ..."