Globicephalus melas
Blackfish Black"fish, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) A small kind of whale, of the genus {Globicephalus}, of several species. The most common is {Globicephalus melas}. Also sometimes applied to other whales of larger size. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) The tautog of New England ({Tautoga}). [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) The black sea bass ({Centropristis atrarius}) of the Atlantic coast. It is excellent food fish; -- locally called also {black Harry}. [1913 Webster]

4. (Zo["o]l.) A fish of southern Europe ({Centrolophus pompilus}) of the Mackerel family. [1913 Webster]

5. (Zo["o]l.) The female salmon in the spawning season. [1913 Webster]

Note: The name is locally applied to other fishes. [1913 Webster]


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  • Гринда — (Globicephalus melas)         млекопитающее семейства дельфинов подотряда зубатых китов (Odontoceti). Длина тела до 6,5 м, весит до 2 т. Окраска чёрная, но бывают Г. с серым или белым брюхом. Челюсти короткие, снабжены зубами (до 40), лоб… …   Большая советская энциклопедия

  • Дельфины — (Delphininae)         подсемейство млекопитающих семейства дельфиновых отряда китов. Обычная длина тела 1,2 3 м, у некоторых видов до 10 м. У большинства Д. есть спинной плавник, морда вытянута в «клюв», зубы многочисленны (более 70). Д.… …   Большая советская энциклопедия

  • black Harry — Blackfish Black fish, n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A small kind of whale, of the genus {Globicephalus}, of several species. The most common is {Globicephalus melas}. Also sometimes applied to other whales of larger size. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blackfish — Black fish, n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A small kind of whale, of the genus {Globicephalus}, of several species. The most common is {Globicephalus melas}. Also sometimes applied to other whales of larger size. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The tautog of New… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Centrolophus pompilus — Blackfish Black fish, n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A small kind of whale, of the genus {Globicephalus}, of several species. The most common is {Globicephalus melas}. Also sometimes applied to other whales of larger size. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Centropristis atrarius — Blackfish Black fish, n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A small kind of whale, of the genus {Globicephalus}, of several species. The most common is {Globicephalus melas}. Also sometimes applied to other whales of larger size. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Globicephala —   Globicephala …   Wikipedia Español

  • Toothed whale — Toothed whales Temporal range: Eocene–Recent …   Wikipedia

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