genus Centropristis

noun
sea basses
Syn: ↑Centropristis
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Serranidae, ↑family Serranidae

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  • Centropristis — n. a genus of sea basses. Syn: genus {Centropristis}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Centropristis — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Subphylum: Vertebrata …   Wikipedia

  • Centropristis — noun sea basses • Syn: ↑genus Centropristis • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Serranidae, ↑family Serranidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Centropristis philadelphica — noun a kind of sea bass • Syn: ↑rock sea bass, ↑rock bass • Hypernyms: ↑sea bass • Member Holonyms: ↑Centropristis, ↑genus Centropristis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Centropristis atrarius — Blackfish Black fish, n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A small kind of whale, of the genus {Globicephalus}, of several species. The most common is {Globicephalus melas}. Also sometimes applied to other whales of larger size. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fish genus — noun any of various genus of fish • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Cyprinus, ↑genus Cyprinus, ↑Abramis, ↑genus Abramis, ↑Tinca, ↑genus Tinca, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rock bass — noun 1. game and food fish of upper Mississippi and Great Lakes • Syn: ↑rock sunfish, ↑Ambloplites rupestris • Hypernyms: ↑sunfish, ↑centrarchid • Member Holonyms: ↑Ambloplites, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Serranidae — noun marine fishes: sea basses; sea perches; groupers; jewfish • Syn: ↑family Serranidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomorphi, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Black sea bass — This article is about the Atlantic black sea bass. For Pacific black sea bass, see giant sea bass. Black sea bass black sea bass Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • family Serranidae — noun marine fishes: sea basses; sea perches; groupers; jewfish • Syn: ↑Serranidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomorphi, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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