mummichog definition

  • noun:
    • A stout-bodied killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) regarding the Atlantic shore south associated with Gulf of St. Lawrence, valued specifically as bait.
    • A hardy killifish, Fundulus heteroclitus, found in brackish and seaside oceans associated with United States and Canada.
    • anyone of several species of tiny American cyprinodont fishes associated with the genus Fundulus, and of allied genera; the killifishes; -- called additionally minnow.
    • silver-and-black killifish of saltwater marshes over the Atlantic coastline regarding the United States

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