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Definition of Mossbunker

Mossbunker
Mossbanker Moss"bank`er, Mossbunker Moss"bunk`er, n. (Zo["o]l.) The menhaded.
mossbunker
Menhaden Men*ha"den, n. (Zo["o]l.) An American marine fish of the Herring familt (Brevoortia tyrannus), chiefly valuable for its oil and as a component of fertilizers; -- called also mossbunker, bony fish, chebog, pogy, hardhead, whitefish, etc.

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- Menhaden Menhaden, also known as mossbunker and bunker, are forage fish of the genera Brevoortia and Ethmidium, two genera of marine fish in the family...
- Menhaden Menpachii Merluccio Milkfish or awa Mojarras Mooneye Moonfish Mossbunker Mullet Muskellunge Mutton hamlet Muttonfish Needlefish Opaleye Palometa...
- beds in the waters around the city, and the over-fishing of menhaden, or mossbunker, a small silvery fish which had been used since the time of the Native...
- the fish. White-fish- used to describe North American fresh-water fish. Mossbunker- comes form the Dutch word Marsbanker that translates to horse mackerel...
- late September. Occasionally will perch on docks. Prefers alewives and mossbunker; should not be fed so much as a morsel if found on the docks as it can...
- [citation needed] Point Pleasant, New Jersey: "The Millennium Mossbunker," a mossbunker fish, was dropped for the year 2000. Seaside Heights, New Jersey:...
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