Erimyzon sucetta
Chub Chub, n. [This word seems to signify a large or thick fish. Cf. Sw. kubb a short and thick piece of wood, and perh. F. chabot chub.] (Zo["o]l.) A species to fresh-water fish of the {Cyprinid[ae]} or Carp family. The common European species is {Leuciscus cephalus}; the cheven. In America the name is applied to various fishes of the same family, of the genera {Semotilus}, {Squalius}, {Ceratichthys}, etc., and locally to several very different fishes, as the {tautog}, {black bass}, etc. [1913 Webster]

{Chub mackerel} (Zo["o]l.), a species of mackerel ({Scomber colias}) in some years found in abundance on the Atlantic coast, but absent in others; -- called also {bull mackerel}, {thimble-eye}, and {big-eye mackerel}.

{Chub sucker} (Zo["o]l.), a fresh-water fish of the United States ({Erimyzon sucetta}); -- called also {creekfish}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Erimyzon sucetta — Sucker Suck er (s[u^]k [ e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, sucks; esp., one of the organs by which certain animals, as the octopus and remora, adhere to other bodies. [1913 Webster] 2. A suckling; a sucking animal. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 3 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Catostomidae — Saugkarpfen Erimyzon sucetta Systematik Klasse: Strahlenflosser (Actionpterygii) Teilklasse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Saugdöbel — Saugkarpfen Erimyzon sucetta Systematik Klasse: Strahlenflosser (Actionpterygii) Teilklasse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Saugkarpfen — Erimyzon sucetta Systematik Kohorte: Ostarioclupeomorpha Unterkohorte: Ostariophysi …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Catostomidae — Erimyzon sucetta …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Catostomidé — Catostomidae Catostomidae …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Catostomidae — Taxobox name = Suckers fossil range = Middle Eocene Present image caption = quillback, Carpiodes cyprinus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Cypriniformes subordo = Cobitoidea familia = Catostomidae subdivision… …   Wikipedia

  • Cobitoidea — Erimyzon sucetta …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sucker — suckerlike, adj. /suk euhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that sucks. 2. Informal. a person easily cheated, deceived, or imposed upon. 3. an infant or a young animal that is suckled, esp. a suckling pig. 4. a part or organ of an animal adapted for… …   Universalium

  • bagre — Sucker Suck er (s[u^]k [ e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, sucks; esp., one of the organs by which certain animals, as the octopus and remora, adhere to other bodies. [1913 Webster] 2. A suckling; a sucking animal. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 3 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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