moonfish definition

  • noun:
    • some of a number of marine fishes of this household Carangidae, present cozy seaside seas of North and south usa and achieving brief squeezed bodies and a silver to yellow color. Also known as dollarfish.
    • See opah.
    • some of various flat, egground marine fish species.
    • An American marine seafood (Vomer setipennis); -- called also bluntnosed shiner, horsefish, and sunfish.
    • A broad, slim, silvery marine fish (Selene vomer); -- labeled as additionally lookdown, and silver moonfish.
    • The mola. See sunfish, 1.
    • A name of several fishes.
    • The opah, Lampris guttatus.
    • Same as mariposa, 2.
    • any one of a few silvery marine fishes with very flat systems
    • large elliptical colorful deep-sea fish of Atlantic and Pacific and Mediterranean

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