Definition of Gobio
1. Noun. True gudgeons.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Cyprinidae, Family Cyprinidae
Member holonyms: Gobio Gobio, Gudgeon
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gobio
Literary usage of Gobio
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1868)
"gobio. Scales of moderate size; lateral line present. Dorsal fin short, without spine, ... 5, and Cyprinus gobio, L. Syst. Nat. ip 520; Block, ..."
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)
"Cottus gobio, Lin., Bl. 39. i. 2. A small flsh, four or five inches long, blackish. The salt water species are more spiny: when irritated they swell out the ..."
3. The Student, and Intellectual Observer (1869)
"PARENTAL ATTACHMENT OF THE MILLER'S THUMB (COTTUS gobio). ... The (Coitus gobio) miller's thumb, or river bullhead, is an inhabitant of most of our rivers ..."
4. The Edinburgh Journal of Science by Sir David Brewster (1829)
"... in the Mulus gobio ; and Notice on the Circulation of the Foetus in Ruminating Animals. By M. PREVOST of Geneva. * M. PREVOST, along with M. Dumas, ..."
5. The Entertaining Naturalist: Being Popular Descriptions, Tales, and by Loudon (Jane) (1850)
"THE BULL-HEAD, OR MILLER'S THUMB, (Coitus gobio,) Is found in clear brooks and rivers in most parts of Europe, always at or near to spring-heads. ..."