Definition of Genus hemitripterus
1. Noun. Sea ravens.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Cottidae, Family Cottidae
Member holonyms: Hemitripterus Americanus, Sea Raven
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Hemitripterus
Literary usage of Genus hemitripterus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. First- Second Annual Report Upon the Natural History and Geology of the by Ezekiel Holmes, Charles Henry Hitchcock (1862)
"genus hemitripterus, Cuv. GEN. CHAR. The head depressed ; two dorsals ; no regular scales on the skin, but teeth in the palatines ; head is bristly and ..."
2. A Naval Encyclopædia: Comprising a Dictionary of Nautical Words and Phrases (1880)
"The sculpin, a fish of the genus Hemitripterus. SEA-REACH. The straight lower course of a winding river emptying into the sea. SEA-REED. ..."
3. Natural History: A Manual of Zoölogy for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1870)
"The genus hemitripterus . has the first dorsal deeply emarginate, thus making the two dorsals look like three ; head bristly and spinous, and with cutaneous ..."
4. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"... B. Olm- stedi, Ag., of the small streams of the Northeastern States, is about three inches long. The genus hemitripterus has the first ..."
5. Boston Journal of Natural History by Boston Society of Natural History (1839)
"The Sea raven, or deep water sculpin, as it is generally called by our fishermen, is the only known species of the genus "Hemitripterus. ..."