Definition of bluefish in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈblo͞oˌfiSH/

noun (plural same or bluefishes)

A predatory blue-colored marine fish that inhabits tropical and temperate waters and is popular as a game fish.
  • Pomatomus saltatrix, the only member of the family Pomatomidae.
Example sentences
  • During my stay I caught plenty of striped bass plus some bluefish and one sea trout.
  • A lot of small fish will do the job - Spanish mackerel, bluefish - but the preferred bait is the blue runner, also called a hardtail.
  • It also appears that grouper, sea bass, and bluefish have higher mercury levels than previously measured.

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Syllabification: blue·fish

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