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jewfish

Line breaks: jew|fish
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒuːfɪʃ
 
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Definition of jewfish in English:

noun (plural same or jewfishes)

A large sporting or food fish of warm coastal waters:
  • A fish of the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of North America (Epinephelus itajara, family Serranidae).A fish of the Indo-Pacific (family Sciaenidae: several species), in particular the mulloway.
Example sentences
  • It is guarded by a large resident moray eel and jewfish.
  • How can you choose between the ocean trout, jewfish, gemfish, barramundi, blue eye and flathead on the menu?
  • Across the cave, the jewfish is being cleaned by some minute gobies.

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