Latin name: Capitones
Other names: Capitonibus maris
Category: Fish

A sea fish with a large head and narrow tail

General Attributes

The capitones is found in some medieval encyclopedias. It is a fish of the sea, three cubits long, that has a large head and a small, narrow tail.

There is another fish with a similar name, the capito, also called capitone. The capito is a small river fish; the capitones is a large sea fish.