Definition of Menticirrhus saxatilis
1. Noun. Whiting of the east coast of United States; closely resembles king whiting.
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Literary usage of Menticirrhus saxatilis
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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1920)
"menticirrhus saxatilis (Schneider). Atlantic City and Corson's Inlet, where spawners arrive in mid-May. Two examples caught in middle of October. ..."
2. Bass, Pike, Perch and Others by James Alexander Henshall (1903)
"THE KINGFISH (menticirrhus saxatilis) The kingfish is also known as barb and sea mink in the North, ..."
3. Bass, Pike, Perch and Other Game Fishes of America by James Alexander Henshall (1919)
"... caudal fin weakly double concave; gill-rakers long and slender, 4 + 9- menticirrhus saxatilis. The Kingfish. Body elongate, but little compressed; ..."