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]

Note: The European nursehound, or small-spotted dogfish, is {Scyllium canicula}; the rough houndfish, or large-spotted dogfish, is {Scyllium catulus}. The name has also sometimes been applied to the bluefish ({Pomatomus saltatrix}), and to the silver gar. [1913 Webster]


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  • Pomatomus saltatrix — Horse Horse (h[^o]rs), n. [AS. hors; akin to OS. hros, D. & OHG. ros, G. ross, Icel. hross; and perh. to L. currere to run, E. course, current Cf. {Walrus}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A hoofed quadruped of the genus {Equus}; especially, the domestic horse… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pomatomus saltatrix — Whitefish White fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of {Coregonus}, a genus of excellent food fishes allied to the salmons. They inhabit the lakes of the colder parts of North America, Asia, and Europe. The largest and most… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • 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 — Tassergal Pomatomidae …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Pomatomus — noun type genus of the Pomatomidae • Syn: ↑genus Pomatomus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Pomatomidae, ↑family Pomatomidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Pomatomus — noun type genus of the Pomatomidae • Syn: ↑Pomatomus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Pomatomidae, ↑family Pomatomidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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