genus Centropristis


Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.genus Centropristis - sea basses
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Serranidae, Serranidae - marine fishes: sea basses; sea perches; groupers; jewfish
black bass, black sea bass, Centropistes striata - bluish black-striped sea bass of the Atlantic coast of the United States
References in periodicals archive ?
We examined the application of molecular techniques for identifying species within the genus Centropristis (sea bass).
Larvae were identified to the genus Centropristis based on characteristic body shape, pigmentation, and when available, dorsal and anal fin meristics (Kendall, 1972).