Aplodinotus grunniens
Croaker Croak"er (-?r), n. 1. One who croaks, murmurs, grumbles, or complains unreasonably; one who habitually forebodes evil. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A small American fish ({Micropogon undulatus}), of the Atlantic coast. (a) An American fresh-water fish ({Aplodinotus grunniens}); -- called also {drum}. (c) The surf fish of California. [1913 Webster]

Note: When caught these fishes make a croaking sound; whence the name, which is often corrupted into crocus.


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