Definition of Prionotus carolinus
1. Noun. Large searobin; found from Nova Scotia to Florida.
Generic synonyms: Sea Robin, Searobin
Group relationships: Genus Prionotus, Prionotus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prionotus Carolinus
Literary usage of Prionotus carolinus
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1. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1860)
"Atlantic coasts of North America. a. Half-grown. 6. Adult. 2. prionotus carolinus. Trigla carolina, L. Mantissa, p. 528. pi. 4. f. 5. ..."
2. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"Virginia. shallow water. In the tropics they descend to deeper water, assuming a red color. prionotus carolinus is the commonest species in New England. ..."
3. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"prionotus carolinus is the commonest species in New England. Prionotus strigatus, the striped sea- robin, and Prionotus tribulus, the rough-headed sea-robin ..."