Pagrus auratus
Gilthead Gilt"head`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A marine fish. The name is applied to two species: (a) The {Pagrus auratus} (syn. {Chrysophrys auratus}), a valuable food fish common in the Mediterranean (so named from its golden-colored head); -- called also {giltpoll}. (b) The {Crenilabrus melops}, of the British coasts; -- called also {golden maid}, {conner}, {sea partridge}. [1913 Webster]

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