HyperDic: butterfish

English > 3 senses of the word butterfish:
NOUNfoodbutterfishany of numerous small flat Atlantic food fish having smooth skin
animalbutterfish, stromateid fish, stromateidsmall marine fish with a short compressed body and feeble spines
animalbutterfish, rock gunnel, Pholis gunnellusslippery scaleless food fish of the northern Atlantic coastal waters
English > butterfish: 3 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningAny of numerous small flat Atlantic food fish having smooth skin.
Part ofbutterfish, stromateid fish, stromateidsmall marine fish with a short compressed body and feeble spines
rock gunnel, butterfish, Pholis gunnellusslippery scaleless food fish of the northern Atlantic coastal waters
Broadersaltwater fishflesh of fish from the sea used as food
English > butterfish: 3 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningsmall marine fish with a short compressed body and feeble spines.
Synonymsstromateid fish, stromateid
Member ofStromateidae, family Stromateidaebutterfishes
PartsbutterfishAny of numerous small flat Atlantic food fish having smooth skin
Narrowerbarrelfish, black rudderfish, Hyperglyphe perciformisblackish fish of New England waters
dollarfish, Poronotus triacanthussmall food fish of Atlantic coast
driftfishsmall (6 inches) tropical butterfishes found worldwide / worldwide
driftfishlarger / larger butterfishes of the western Atlantic from the New York area to the northern Gulf of Mexico
harvestfish, Paprilus alepidotusbutterfish up to a foot long of Atlantic waters from Chesapeake Bay to Argentina
palometa, California pompano, Palometa simillimasmaller than Florida pompano
Broaderpercoid fish, percoid, percoideanAny of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
Spanishstromateid
English > butterfish: 3 senses > noun 3, animal
Meaningslippery scaleless food fish of the northern Atlantic coastal waters.
Synonymsrock gunnel, Pholis gunnellus
Member ofPholis, genus Pholistype genus of the Pholidae
PartsbutterfishAny of numerous small flat Atlantic food fish having smooth skin
Broadergunnel, bracketed blennysmall eellike fishes common in shallow waters of the northern Atlantic
Catalanpholis gunnellus

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