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Definition of the noun Acanthias

What does Acanthias mean as a name of something?

Acanthias is a genus of Squalidae, described by Leach in 1818.

Acanthias is a genus of Squalidae, described by Müller & Henle in 1839.

Acanthias is a genus of Squalidae.

Acanthias is a genus of Squalidae, described by Müller & Henle in 1839.

Acanthias is a genus of Squalidae, described by Bonaparte in 1838.

Acanthias is a genus of Squalidae, described by Risso in 1827.

Phrases with Acanthias

Phrases starting with the word Acanthias:

  1. Acanthias Commun
  2. Acanthias Linnei
  3. Acanthias Lebruni
  4. Acanthias Sucklii
  5. Acanthias Megalops
  6. Acanthias suckleyi
  7. Acanthias Vulgaris
  8. Acanthias Americanus
  9. Acanthias Antiguorum
  10. Acanthias blainville
  11. Acanthias blainvillei

Phrases ending with the word Acanthias:

  1. genus Acanthias
  2. Miodon Acanthias
  3. Polemon acanthias
  4. squalus acanthias
  5. Dihammus Acanthias
  6. Urobelus Acanthias
  7. Oneirodes acanthias
  8. Acalolepta Acanthias
  9. Monochamus Acanthias

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acanthias

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Google previewRetinas of Fishes (2012)

An Atlas by Mohamed A. Ali, Michel Anctil

Squa/us acanthias is a sluggish fish and a facultative schooling species; it may live at various depths along the coast. Dogfishes of the genera Centroscyllium and Etmopterus are confined in distribution to the deep sea and possess light ...

Google previewMarine Physiology Down East: The Story of the Mt. Desert Island Biological Laboratory (2015)

by David Evans

They concluded: “These experiments indicate that the rectal gland of Squalus acanthias is a salt secreting organ regulated by the adenyl cyclase- cyclic AMP ...

Google previewDictionary of Marine Natural Products with CD-ROM (2007)

by John W. Blunt, Murray H. G. Munro

of liver of Squalus acanthias.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

Acanthias (a-kan'thi-as) ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

Acanthias (a-kan'thi-as), m. [NL., (Gr. akav6taç, a kind of shark, prob. Squalus acanthias, (ikav6a, a thorn, prickle.]. A genus of sharks, containing such as the dogfish, ...

Google previewIconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art (1851)

27, represents Spinax acanthias. Fam. 14. Scymnini. Dorsal fins without spines. Ex. : Scymnus. Fam. 15. Sciuatinini. Pectoral fins very broad, the base extending to the head, but separated by a fissure. At the bottom of this fissure are situated ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

ACANTHIAS, in Ichthyology, a name given by some authors to the fish, the skin of which is used by our artificers in polishing, and called by them simply fish-skin. In the Linnaean system it is a species of Squalus, and the picked Dog-fish of the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1890)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature

This interruption of the continuity in the geographical distribution of shore fishes is exemplified by □species as well as genera, for instance — Chimcera - monslrosa, Galeas canis, Acanthias vulgaris, Acanthias blainvillii, lihina sqnatina, Zeus ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1901)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge

Acanthias vulgaris and A. blain- villii on British coasts ; the voracious Greenland Shark [Lmmargus borealis), which attains a length of about 15 feet ; the Black Dog-fish ( Centra- scyllium fabricii) of Arctic seas; Centroscymnus ccelolepis, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Food and Nutrition (2009)

by David A. Bender

Squalis acanthias, and Galeus melastomas, small sharks; sometimes called rock salmon, rock eel, flake, huss, or rogg. doh peeazah (dopiaza) Indian dish; ...

Google previewBenders’ Dictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2006)

by D A Bender

dogfish A cartilaginous fish, Scilliorinus caniculum, or Squalis acanthias, related to the sharks; ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3A1N1T1H4I1A1S1

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