Queenfish
Queenfish Queen"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A California sci[ae]noid food fish ({Seriphys politus}). The back is bluish, and the sides and belly bright silvery. Called also {kingfish}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Queenfish — Taxobox name = Queenfish image width = 250px image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Sciaenidae genus = Seriphus genus authority = Ayres, 1860 species = S. politus binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • queenfish — /kween fish /, n., pl. queenfishes, (esp. collectively) queenfish. a silvery and bluish drum, Seriphus politus, inhabiting shallow waters along the coast of California. [1880 85, Amer.; QUEEN + FISH] * * * …   Universalium

  • queenfish — /ˈkwinfɪʃ/ (say kweenfish) noun (plural queenfish or queenfishes) a long and laterally compressed sportfish of the tropical waters of northern Australia, Scomberoides lysan, with a green back and silvery white side. Usage: For variation in the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • queenfish — damžuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Seriphus politus angl. queenfish rus. кинфиш ryšiai: platesnis terminas – damžuvės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • queenfish — noun silvery and bluish drumfish of shallow California coastal waters • Syn: ↑white croaker, ↑Seriphus politus • Hypernyms: ↑croaker • Member Holonyms: ↑Seriphus, ↑genus Seriphus …   Useful english dictionary

  • USS Queenfish (SS-393) — USS Queenfish (SS/AGSS 393), a Balao class submarine, was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the queenfish, a small food fish found off the Pacific coast of North America.The first Queenfish was laid down by the Portsmouth… …   Wikipedia

  • USS Queenfish (SSN-651) — USS Queenfish (SSN 651), a Sturgeon class submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the queenfish, a small food fish found off the Pacific coast of North America. The contract to build her was awarded to Newport… …   Wikipedia

  • USS Queenfish — Two submarines of the United States Navy have borne the name USS Queenfish , named in honor of the queenfish, a small food fish found off the Pacific coast of North America..* The first Queenfish , (SS 393), was a Balao class submarine,… …   Wikipedia

  • Doublespotted queenfish — Scomberoides lysan Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

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