Definition of Sea chub

1. Noun. Schooling fishes mostly of Indian and western Pacific oceans; two species in western Atlantic.

Generic synonyms: Percoid, Percoid Fish, Percoidean
Group relationships: Family Kyphosidae, Kyphosidae
Specialized synonyms: Bermuda Chub, Kyphosus Sectatrix, Rudderfish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Chub

sea cabbage
sea cabbages
sea calf
sea campion
sea canaries
sea canary
sea captain
sea cat
sea catfish
sea change
sea changes
sea chantey
sea chanty
sea chest
sea chickweed
sea chub (current term)
sea clam
sea coal
sea cob
sea cobs
sea cock
sea cocoa
sea colander
sea cole
sea colewort
sea coot
sea coots
sea corn
sea cow
sea cows

Literary usage of Sea chub

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1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"... is the sea-chub, frequently called the Lafayette, owing to the fact that it was found in special abundance in 1824, the year of General Lafayette's ..."

2. Oppian's Halieuticks of the Nature of Fishes and Fishing of the Ancients by Oppian, John Jones (1722)
"... Mugil, the Sea-Barbel, a Fifh of the Mullet Ke(p*A(^, Capito, the sea chub, another Specter of the Mullet. ..."

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