Tautoga onitis
Tautog Tau*tog", n. [The pl. of taut, the American Indian name, translated by Roger Williams sheep's heads, and written by him tauta['u]og.] (Zo["o]l.) An edible labroid fish ({Haitula onitis}, or {Tautoga onitis}) of the Atlantic coast of the United States. When adult it is nearly black, more or less irregularly barred, with greenish gray. Called also {blackfish}, {oyster fish}, {salt-water chub}, and {moll}. [Written also {tautaug}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Tautoga onitis — tautoga statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Tautoga onitis angl. oysterfish; smooth blackfish; tautog rus. губан таутога; таутога ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tautogos …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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  • Tautoga onitis — noun large dark colored food fish of the Atlantic coast of North America • Syn: ↑tautog, ↑blackfish • Hypernyms: ↑wrasse • Member Holonyms: ↑Tautoga, ↑genus Tautoga …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tautoga — Tautoga …   Wikipédia en Français

  • tautoga — statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Tautoga onitis angl. oysterfish; smooth blackfish; tautog rus. губан таутога; таутога ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tautogos …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Tautoga —   Tautoga …   Wikipedia Español

  • Tautoga — Tautoga …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tautoga — noun tautogs • Syn: ↑genus Tautoga • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Labridae, ↑family Labridae • Member Meronyms: ↑tautog, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Haitula onitis — Tautog Tau*tog , n. [The pl. of taut, the American Indian name, translated by Roger Williams sheep s heads, and written by him tauta[ u]og.] (Zo[ o]l.) An edible labroid fish ({Haitula onitis}, or {Tautoga onitis}) of the Atlantic coast of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • genus Tautoga — noun tautogs • Syn: ↑Tautoga • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Labridae, ↑family Labridae • Member Meronyms: ↑tautog, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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