Definition of Orthagoriscus mola. Meaning of Orthagoriscus mola. Synonyms of Orthagoriscus mola

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Definition of Orthagoriscus mola

Orthagoriscus mola
Sunfish Sun"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A very large oceanic plectognath fish (Mola mola, Mola rotunda, or Orthagoriscus mola) having a broad body and a truncated tail. (b) Any one of numerous species of perch-like North American fresh-water fishes of the family Centrachid[ae]. They have a broad, compressed body, and strong dorsal spines. Among the common species of the Eastern United States are Lepomis gibbosus (called also bream, pondfish, pumpkin seed, and sunny), the blue sunfish, or dollardee (L. pallidus), and the long-eared sunfish (L. auritus). Several of the species are called also pondfish. (c) The moonfish, or bluntnosed shiner. (d) The opah. (e) The basking, or liver, shark. (f) Any large jellyfish.

Meaning of Orthagoriscus mola from wikipedia

- The sharptail mola (Masturus lanceolatus) is a species of mola found cir****globally in tropical and temperate waters. It is similar in appearance to the...