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Jewfish

Jewfish Meaning & Definition
Jewfish Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Jewfish?

[n] large dark grouper with a thick head and rough scales
[n] large important food fish of Australia; almost indistinguishable from the maigre

Synonyms | Synonyms for Jewfish: mulloway | Mycteroperca bonaci | Sciaena antarctica

Related Terms | Find terms related to Jewfish:

See Also | genus Mycteroperca | genus Sciaena | grouper | Mycteroperca | Sciaena | sciaenid | sciaenid fish

Jewfish In Webster's Dictionary

\Jew"fish`\, n. (Zo["o]l.) 1. A very large serranoid fish ({Promicrops itaiara}) of Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. It often reaches the weight of five hundred pounds. Its color is olivaceous or yellowish, with numerous brown spots. Called also {guasa}, and {warsaw}. 2. A similar gigantic fish ({Stereolepis gigas}) of Southern California, valued as a food fish. 3. The black grouper of Florida and Texas. 4. A large herringlike fish; the tarpum.

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