Definition of Scombresox
1. Noun. A genus of Scomberesocidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Scomberesocidae, Family Scombresocidae, Scomberesocidae, Scombresocidae
Member holonyms: Billfish, Saury, Scomberesox Saurus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scombresox
Literary usage of Scombresox
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 (1866)
"scombresox scutellatus, Cuv. If Vol. xviii. p. 477. B.13. D. 10-11+V-VI. A. 13+VI-VII. P. 12. V.6. L. lat. 110. Lower jaw longer than the upper. ..."
2. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"scombresox saurus. A species of the open sea, going in immense schools and preyed on by mackerel, tunny, etc.; rare south of Cspe Cod. ..."
3. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"The single species of scombresox, S. saurus, is known as the saury, skipper, or bluefish. It is found in temperate parts of the Atlantic, on both coasts, ..."
4. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"The skippers (scombresox) have slender bodies, pointed jaws, and, ... The common skipper, or saury (scombresox saurus), is found on both shores of the North ..."
5. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"The skippers (scombresox) have slender bodies, pointed jaws, r . and, like the mackerel, a number of detached ..."
6. An Introduction to the Study of Fishes by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1880)
"scombresox, and by a species of Belone in the miocene of Licata. BELONE. ... scombresox.—Both jaws are prolonged into a long slender beak. ..."
7. The Fisheries of the Adriatic and the Fish Thereof: A Report of the Austro by G. L. Faber (1883)
"Habit. General and common ; attains to a length of twenty inches and above. Season. July to September. Quality. 2. Gen. II. scombresox, Lac. 306. ..."