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Definition of Scomberesox saurus

Scomberesox saurus
Saury Sau"ry, n.; pl. Sauries. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Zo["o]l.) A slender marine fish (Scomberesox saurus) of Europe and America. It has long, thin, beaklike jaws. Called also billfish, gowdnook, gawnook, skipper, skipjack, skopster, lizard fish, and Egypt herring.
Scomberesox saurus
Skipper Skip"per, n. 1. One who, or that which, skips. 2. A young, thoughtless person. --Shak. 3. (Zo["o]l.) The saury (Scomberesox saurus). 4. The cheese maggot. See Cheese fly, under Cheese. 5. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small butterflies of the family Hesperiad[ae]; -- so called from their peculiar short, jerking flight.
Scomberesox saurus
Billfish Bill"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A name applied to several distinct fishes: (a) The garfish (Tylosurus, or Belone, longirostris) and allied species. (b) The saury, a slender fish of the Atlantic coast (Scomberesox saurus). (c) The Tetrapturus albidus, a large oceanic species related to the swordfish; the spearfish. (d) The American fresh-water garpike (Lepidosteus osseus).

Meaning of Scomberesox saurus from wikipedia

- in this genus: Scomberesox saurus (Walbaum, 1792) (Atlantic saury) Scomberesox scombroides (J. Richardson, 1843) (King gar) Scomberesox simulans (C. L...
- The Atlantic saury (Scomberesox saurus) is a fish of the family Scomberesocidae found in the North Atlantic Ocean from the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, Canada...
- scombroides" in FishBase. February 2019 version. Bray, D.J. (2018). "Scomberesox saurus". Fishes of Australia. Musems Victoria. Retrieved 4 Aug 2019. Eschmeyer...
- recognised genera within the family Scomberesocidae: Cololabis Gill, 1896 Scomberesox Lacepède, 1803 Beloniformes Christopher Scharpf; Kenneth J. Lazara (15...
- Belone belone Belone svetovidovi Tylosurus acus Tylosurus choram Scomberesox saurus saurus Cheilopogon exsiliens Cheilopogon furcatus Cheilopogon heterurus...
- (Cheilopogon pinnatibarbatus californicus) Atlantic saury (Scomberesox saurus) Dwarf Atlantic saury (Scomberesox simulans) There are 52 species in the order Synbranchiformes...
- (Linnaeus, 1761) Garfish Native Not Evaluated Family: Scomberesocidae Scomberesox saurus (Walbaum, 1792) Atlantic saury Native Not Evaluated Family: Exocoetidae...
- (Linnaeus, 1761) Garfish Hornhecht Not Evaluated Family: Scomberesocidae Scomberesox saurus (Walbaum, 1792) Atlantic saury Makrelenhecht Not Evaluated Ordo: Gasterosteiformes...
- Belone belone Short-beaked garfish Belone svetovidovi Atlantic saury Scomberesox saurus Mediterranean flyingfish Cheilopogon heterurus Black wing flyingfish...
- Horngädda Marine and brackish Native and common Not evaluated Scomberesocidae Scomberesox saurus Atlantic saury Makrillgädda Marine Sporadic Not evaluated...
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