Definition of bluehead in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbluːhɛd/


  • A small wrasse (fish) of the tropical East Atlantic, the large males of which have a blue head and green body with vertical stripes, and the females and smaller males are predominantly yellowish.
    • Thalassoma bifasciatum, family Labridae
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    • Cleaning is not limited to the Labroides genus however; young bluehead and young Spanish hogfish in the Bahamas have also been observed cleaning larger fishes.
    • He was out early on the bright frosty morning and he had a good ‘plug’ of blueheads on his line when he caught the 9 lbs. of fish.
    • I've seen creek chub out there before, but not blueheads.

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