genus Cynoscion


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Noun1.genus Cynoscion - sea troutgenus Cynoscion - sea trout        
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Sciaenidae, Sciaenidae - warm-water marine fishes including the drums and grunts and croakers and sea trout
Cynoscion regalis, weakfish - food and game fish of North American coastal waters with a mouth from which hooks easily tear out
Cynoscion nebulosus, spotted sea trout, spotted squeateague, spotted weakfish - weakfish of southern Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of United States
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Taxonomy of the scatrout, genus Cynoscion (Pisces, Sciaenidae).
Hybridization in the genus Cynoscion has been previously documented on the Atlantic coast of Florida (Cordes and Graves, 2003).
Length and height of sagittae (saccular otoliths) were measured in nine species of the genus Cynoscion (Teleostei: Sciaenidae), four from the western Atlantic and five from the eastern Pacific.