Definition of Hog molly
1. Noun. Widely distributed in warm clear shallow streams.
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Literary usage of Hog molly
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1. Lake Maxinkuckee: A Physical and Biological Survey by Barton Warren Evermann, Howard Walton Clark (1920)
"The stomachs were examined and found full of mud and a few bits of insect fragments. The Hog-molly can often be seen lying motionless at the bottom ..."
2. The Food of the Fishes of Winona Lake by Willis DeRyke, Will Scott (1922)
"Catostomus nigricans Le Sueur (Hog-molly)—Table VII Catostomus nigricans (hog-molly) is usually found on mud bottom. ..."
3. A Manual of the Vertebrate Animals of the Northern United States: Including by David Starr Jordan (1904)
"hog molly. HOG MULLET. Head flattened above, concave between eyes; the frontal bone thick, broad and short; eyes small, placed high; upper lip thick, ..."
4. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1885)
"Log Perch, Rock-fish, Hog-molly, Hog-fish. Eastern Kansas. The largest of the Darters ; length 6 to 8 inches. ..."
5. Synopsis of the Fishes of North America by David Starr Jordan, Charles Henry Gilbert (1883)
"... Hog-molly; Hog-fuh. ly elongate, compressed. Head long and pointed, depressed and •ing above. Mouth small, quite inferior, the maxillary not reach- ..."
6. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"... widely distributed from Labrador to Montana and southward tu Florida ; its section Hypentelium contains //. nigricans, the hog-sucker, hog-molly, ..."