coalfish definition

  • noun:
    • any one of a number of black colored or dark-colored fishes, especially the pollock or sablefish.
    • any one of a few blackish seafood, especially the pollack or sablefish
    • The pollock; -- called in addition, coalsey, colemie, colmey, coal whiting, etc. See pollock.
    • The beshow or candlefish of Alaska.
    • The cobia.
    • A gadoid fish, Pollachius virens or carbonarius, known as from colour of its back.
    • A fish, Anoplopoma fimbria, associated with family members Anoplopomatid√¶, found in the North Pacific.
    • The pollack, Pollachius virens.

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