Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps
Tilefish Tile"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A large, edible, deep-water food fish ({Lopholatilus cham[ae]leonticeps}) more or less thickly covered with large, round, yellow spots. [1913 Webster]

Note: It was discovered off the Eastern coast of the United States in 1880, and was abundant in 1881, but is believed to have become extinct in 1882. [1913 Webster]


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  • Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps — noun yellow spotted violet food fish of warm deep waters • Syn: ↑tilefish • Hypernyms: ↑percoid fish, ↑percoid, ↑percoidean • Member Holonyms: ↑Lopholatilus, ↑genus Lopholatilus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lopholatilus — noun large brightly colored food fish of deep Atlantic waters • Syn: ↑genus Lopholatilus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Malacanthidae, ↑family Malacanthidae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Lopholatilus — noun large brightly colored food fish of deep Atlantic waters • Syn: ↑Lopholatilus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Malacanthidae, ↑family Malacanthidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ziegelbarsch — (Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps) Systematik Barschverwandte (Percomorpha) Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tilefish — Tilefishes Blue blanquillo, Malacanthus latovittatus Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Malacanthidae — Torpedobarsche Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps Systematik Klasse: Strahlenflosser (Actinopterygii) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • tilefish — /tuyl fish /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) tilefish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) tilefishes. 1. a large, brilliantly colored food fish, Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps, of deep waters of the Atlantic Ocean. 2. any of several… …   Universalium

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