butterfish definition

  • noun:
    • A marine meals fish (Poronotus triacanthus) associated with the North American Atlantic shore, having a flattened human anatomy.
    • some of different comparable or associated fishes, such as the moonfish and gunnel.
    • any one of different species of fish having a slippery mucous coating, particularly
    • A name directed at many different fishes, in allusion for their slippery coating of mucus, as the Stromateus triacanthus associated with Atlantic shore, the Epinephelus punctatus of this southern coast, the rock-eel, and kelpfish of New Zealand.
    • A name directed at numerous fishes alongside marine creatures having a smooth and unctuous area like butter.
    • A fish associated with genus MurÅ“noides, particularly M. gunnellus.
    • A serranoid seafood, Enneacentrus punctatus. Also referred to as nigger-fish.
    • any of many small level Atlantic food seafood having smooth skin
    • slippery scaleless food seafood for the northern Atlantic seaside seas
    • small marine fish with a quick squeezed body and feeble spines

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