Trochocopus pulcher
Redfish Red"fish` (r[e^]d"f[i^]sh`), n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The blueback salmon of the North Pacific; -- called also {nerka}. See {Blueback} (b) . (b) The rosefish. (c) A large California labroid food fish ({Trochocopus pulcher}); -- called also {fathead}. (d) The red bass, red drum, or drumfish. See the Note under {Drumfish}. [1913 Webster]

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  • fathead — Redfish Red fish (r[e^]d f[i^]sh ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The blueback salmon of the North Pacific; called also {nerka}. See {Blueback} (b) . (b) The rosefish. (c) A large California labroid food fish ({Trochocopus pulcher}); called also {fathead}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nerka — Redfish Red fish (r[e^]d f[i^]sh ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The blueback salmon of the North Pacific; called also {nerka}. See {Blueback} (b) . (b) The rosefish. (c) A large California labroid food fish ({Trochocopus pulcher}); called also {fathead}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Redfish — Red fish (r[e^]d f[i^]sh ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The blueback salmon of the North Pacific; called also {nerka}. See {Blueback} (b) . (b) The rosefish. (c) A large California labroid food fish ({Trochocopus pulcher}); called also {fathead}. (d) The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fathead — can mean:* Any of several kinds of fish: ** Fathead minnow ** Fathead carp ** Fathead sculpin ** Cubiceps ** Trochocopus pulcher of the family Labridae * David Fathead Newman (jazz musician, friend of Ray Charles) * Fathead (band) Philadelphia… …   Wikipedia

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