jewfish

Definitions:

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  • One of several different fishes, chiefly of the family <em>Serranidæ.</em>
  • A very large serranoid fish (<spn>Promicrops itaiara</spn>) 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 <altname>guasa</altname>, and <altname>warsaw</altname>.
  • A similar gigantic fish (<spn>Stereolepis gigas</spn>) of Southern California, valued as a food fish.
  • The black grouper of Florida and Texas.
  • A large herringlike fish; the tarpum.
  • Any of many types of <xref>fish</xref> including the <xref>Japanese</xref> <xref>seabass</xref>.
  • large important food fish of Australia; almost indistinguishable from the maigre
  • large dark grouper with a thick head and rough scales
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