Menticirrus saxatilis
Kingfish King"fish` (k[i^]ng"f[i^]sh`), n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) An American marine food fish of the genus {Menticirrus}, especially {Menticirrus saxatilis}, or {Menticirrus nebulosos}, of the Atlantic coast; -- called also {whiting}, {surf whiting}, and {barb}. (b) The opah. (c) The common cero; also, the spotted cero. See {Cero}. (d) The queenfish. [1913 Webster]

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  • Menticirrus nebulosos — Kingfish King fish (k[i^]ng f[i^]sh ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) An American marine food fish of the genus {Menticirrus}, especially {Menticirrus saxatilis}, or {Menticirrus nebulosos}, of the Atlantic coast; called also {whiting}, {surf whiting}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • barb — Kingfish King fish (k[i^]ng f[i^]sh ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) An American marine food fish of the genus {Menticirrus}, especially {Menticirrus saxatilis}, or {Menticirrus nebulosos}, of the Atlantic coast; called also {whiting}, {surf whiting}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kingfish — King fish (k[i^]ng f[i^]sh ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) An American marine food fish of the genus {Menticirrus}, especially {Menticirrus saxatilis}, or {Menticirrus nebulosos}, of the Atlantic coast; called also {whiting}, {surf whiting}, and {barb}. (b) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • surf whiting — Kingfish King fish (k[i^]ng f[i^]sh ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) An American marine food fish of the genus {Menticirrus}, especially {Menticirrus saxatilis}, or {Menticirrus nebulosos}, of the Atlantic coast; called also {whiting}, {surf whiting}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whiting — Kingfish King fish (k[i^]ng f[i^]sh ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) An American marine food fish of the genus {Menticirrus}, especially {Menticirrus saxatilis}, or {Menticirrus nebulosos}, of the Atlantic coast; called also {whiting}, {surf whiting}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Königsfische — Menticirrhus americanus (L. 1758) Systematik Teilklasse: Echte Knochenfische (Teleostei) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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