Stereolepis gigas

Stereolepis gigas
Jewfish Jew"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) 1. A very large serranoid fish ({Promicrops itaiara}) of Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. It often reaches the weight of five hundred pounds. Its color is olivaceous or yellowish, with numerous brown spots. Called also {guasa}, and {warsaw}. [1913 Webster]

2. A similar gigantic fish ({Stereolepis gigas}) of Southern California, valued as a food fish. [1913 Webster]

3. The black grouper of Florida and Texas. [1913 Webster]

4. A large herringlike fish; the tarpum. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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