Definition of Lophius

1. Noun. Type genus of family Lophiidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Lophius
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Lophiidae, Lophiidae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lophius

Lonicera periclymenum
Lonicera sempervirens
Lonicera tatarica
Lonicera xylosteum
Loniten
Lonnie
Lontara
Looney
Looney Tunes
Loos
Looser's lines
Looser's zones
Lope Felix de Vega Carpio
Lope de Vega
Lophiidae
Lophius
Lophius Americanus
Lophodytes
Lophodytes cucullatus
Lopholatilus
Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps
Lophophora
Lophophora williamsii
Lophophorus
Lophosoria
Lophosoriaceae
Lopid
Lopingian
Lopressor
Lora

Literary usage of Lophius

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1. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1861)
"LOPHIUs. Head compressed. Three dorsal spines, the two posterior of which are connected ... lophius, Artedi, Genera, p. 62. Head exceedingly large, broad, ..."

2. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1861)
"lophius. lophius, Artedi, Genera, p. 62. Head exceedingly large, broad, and depressed; cleft of the mouth exceedingly wide; jaws and palate armed with ..."

3. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1861)
"... with the exception of Magas, have species, though not the same, in other provinces. XXI.—On the Immature State of the Sea-devil (lophius ..."

4. Winners in Life's Race, Or, The Great Backboned Family by Arabella Burton Buckley (1882)
"... and plays about in the water ; while above his head and back the spines of his fin stand up quite separate, and the front one * lophius piscatorius. ..."

5. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1862)
"The skull of a lophius and tunny, which I have before me, are both the same length—nine inches. The occipital segment of the tunny, measuring from the ..."

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