genus Chrysophrys

noun
Australian snapper
Syn: ↑Chrysophrys
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Sparidae, ↑family Sparidae
Member Meronyms: ↑snapper, ↑Chrysophrys auratus, ↑black bream, ↑Chrysophrys australis

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  • Chrysophrys — n. a genus of fishes consisting of the australian snapper. Syn: genus {Chrysophrys}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chrysophrys — noun Australian snapper • Syn: ↑genus Chrysophrys • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Sparidae, ↑family Sparidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chrysophrys auratus — noun Australian food fish having a pinkish body with blue spots • Syn: ↑snapper • Hypernyms: ↑sparid, ↑sparid fish • Member Holonyms: ↑Chrysophrys, ↑genus Chrysophrys …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chrysophrys australis — noun important dark colored edible food and game fish of Australia • Syn: ↑black bream • Hypernyms: ↑sea bream, ↑bream • Member Holonyms: ↑Chrysophrys, ↑genus Chrysophrys …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • Sparidae — noun porgies; scups • Syn: ↑family Sparidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomorphi, ↑order Percomorphi …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Sparidae — noun porgies; scups • Syn: ↑Sparidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Holonyms: ↑Perciformes, ↑order Perciformes, ↑Percomorphi, ↑order Percomorphi …   Useful english dictionary

  • black bream — noun important dark colored edible food and game fish of Australia • Syn: ↑Chrysophrys australis • Hypernyms: ↑sea bream, ↑bream • Member Holonyms: ↑Chrysophrys, ↑genus Chrysophrys * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Golden Snapper — is a common name for a number of fish:* Genus Centroberyx ** Eastern nannygai, Centroberyx affinis .* Genus Chrysophrys ** Squirefish, Chrysophrys auratus .* Genus Lutjanus ** Eastern Pacific golden snapper, Lutjanus inermis . ** John s snapper,… …   Wikipedia

  • porgy — /pawr gee/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) porgy, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) porgies. 1. a sparid food fish, Pagrus pagrus, found in the Mediterranean and off the Atlantic coasts of Europe and America. 2. any of several other… …   Universalium

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