Definitions

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  • n. Any toothed whale (such as the narwhal) of the family Monodontidae

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of delphinoid odontocete cetaceans, containing only the narwhal, M. monoceros, distinguished by its unique dentition.
  • n. In conchology, same as Monodonta.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. type genus of the Monodontidae

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Examples

  • She focused on brood stock development and pond grow out culture of shrimp (Penaeus monodon) and produced a number of publications on P. monodon culture that led to the development and improvement of seed production, hatchery operations, and pond culture of P. monodon in the country.

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  • "The Australian prawn aquaculture industry depends on black tiger prawns, Penaeus monodon,"

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  • Gay Marsden with a black tiger prawn (Penaeus monodon).

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  • The Australian prawn aquaculture industry depends on black tiger prawns, Penaeus monodon.

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  • Wilson K, Li Y, Whan V, Lehnert S, Byrne K, et al. (2002) Genetic mapping of the black tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon with amplified fragment length polymorphism.

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