Pomatomus


Pomatomus
noun
type genus of the Pomatomidae
Syn: ↑genus Pomatomus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Pomatomidae, ↑family Pomatomidae
Member Meronyms: ↑bluefish, ↑Pomatomus saltatrix

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\\pəˈmad.əməs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek pōmat-, pōma lid + -tomos cutting, from temnein to cut; from the cut appearance of the opercle — more at tome
: a genus of fishes coextensive with the family Pomatomidae

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  • Pomatŏmus — (P. Lac.), Gattung aus der Familie der Barsche; Rückenflossen doppelt, breite, leicht abfallende Schuppen auf Kopf u. Leib; Schnauze kurz, Vorderkiemendeckel gezähnt; Art: Skibea (P. skibea), an den Mündungen der Flüsse in Carolina;… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Pomatomus — Tassergal Pomatomidae …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pomatomus — Blaufisch Blaufisch (Pomatomus saltatrix) Systematik Überordnung: Stachelflosser (Acanthopterygii) Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pomatomus — melsvieji ešeriai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis atitikmenys: lot. Pomatomus angl. bluefishes rus. луфари ryšiai: platesnis terminas – melsvieji ešeriai siauresnis terminas – melsvasis ešerys …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • pomatomus — po·mat·o·mus …   English syllables

  • Pomatomus saltatrix — Tassergal Pomatomidae …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pomatomus saltatrix — Blaufisch Blaufisch (Pomatomus saltatrix) Systematik Überordnung: Stachelflosser (Acanthopterygii) Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pomatomus saltatrix — noun bluish warm water marine food and game fish that follow schools of small fishes into shallow waters • Syn: ↑bluefish • Hypernyms: ↑percoid fish, ↑percoid, ↑percoidean • Member Holonyms: ↑Pomatomus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pomatomus saitatrix — Bluefish Blue fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A large voracious fish ({Pomatomus saitatrix}), of the family {Carangid[ae]}, valued as a food fish, and widely distributed on the American coast. On the New Jersey and Rhode Island coast it is called the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pomatomus saltatrix — Houndfish Hound fish, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any small shark of the genus {Galeus} or {Mustelus}, of which there are several species, as the smooth houndfish ({Galeus canis}), of Europe and America; called also {houndshark}, and {dogfish}. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English