opah definition

  • noun:
    • A large, oval-shaped, clearly colored marine seafood (Lampris regius) that features delicious red flesh. Also referred to as moonfish.
    • some of numerous huge, colourful, deep-bodied pelagic seafood associated with Lampridae family members.
    • A large oceanic seafood (Lampris guttatus), inhabiting the Atlantic Ocean. Its remarkable because of its brilliant colors, that are purple, green, and blue, with tints of purple and silver, covered with round silvery spots. Known as also king-of-the-herrings.
    • a big and breathtaking deep-sea seafood regarding the family members Lampridid√¶, Lampris guttatus, conspicuous because of its rich shade, which is a brocade of silver and lilac, rosy on the belly and embellished with silvery places. The flesh is red, and far esteemed.
    • huge elliptical brightly colored deep-sea fish of Atlantic and Pacific and Mediterranean

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