genus Polyprion

noun
wreckfish
Syn: ↑Polyprion
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Serranidae, ↑family Serranidae
Member Meronyms: ↑stone bass, ↑wreckfish, ↑Polyprion americanus

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Polyprion — noun wreckfish • Syn: ↑genus Polyprion • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Serranidae, ↑family Serranidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Polyprion americanus — noun brown fish of the Atlantic and Mediterranean found around rocks and shipwrecks • Syn: ↑stone bass, ↑wreckfish • Hypernyms: ↑sea bass • Member Holonyms: ↑Polyprion, ↑genus Polyprion …   Useful english dictionary

  • Polyprion cernium — Stone Stone, n. [OE. ston, stan, AS. st[=a]n; akin to OS. & OFries. st[=e]n, D. steen, G. stein, Icel. steinn, Sw. sten, Dan. steen, Goth. stains, Russ. stiena a wall, Gr. ?, ?, a pebble. [root]167. Cf. {Steen}.] 1. Concreted earthy or mineral… …   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

  • Wreckfish — Taxobox name = Wreckfishes image caption = Atlantic wreckfish, Polyprion americanus . From plate 66 of Oceanic Ichthyology by George Brown Goode and Tarleton Hoffman Bean, published 1896. regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis =… …   Wikipedia

  • Bass groper — Taxobox | name = Bass groper image caption = Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Polyprionidae genus = Polyprion species = P. moeone binomial = Polyprion moeone… …   Wikipedia

  • Atlantic wreckfish — Taxobox name = Atlantic wreckfish status = DD | status system = IUCN3.1 trend = unknown image caption = From plate 66 of Oceanic Ichthyology by G. Brown Goode and Tarleton H. Bean, published 1896. regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis =… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • 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

  • wreckfish — noun brown fish of the Atlantic and Mediterranean found around rocks and shipwrecks • Syn: ↑stone bass, ↑Polyprion americanus • Hypernyms: ↑sea bass • Member Holonyms: ↑Polyprion, ↑genus Polyprion * * * …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.