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Rhacochilus toxotes
Sprat Sprat, n. [OE. sprot, sprotte, D. sprot; akin to G. sprotte.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A small European herring (Clupea sprattus) closely allied to the common herring and the pilchard; -- called also garvie. The name is also applied to small herring of different kinds. (b) A California surf-fish (Rhacochilus toxotes); -- called also alfione, and perch. Sprat borer (Zo["o]l.), the red-throated diver; -- so called from its fondness for sprats. See Diver. Sprat loon. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The young of the great northern diver. [Prov. Eng.] (b) The red-throated diver. See Diver. Sprat mew (Zo["o]l.), the kittiwake gull.
Rhacochilus toxotes
Alfione Al`fi*o"ne, n. (Zo["o]l.) An edible marine fish of California (Rhacochilus toxotes).

Meaning of Rhacochilus toxotes from wikipedia

- Rhacochilus is a genus of surfperches native to the eastern Pacific Ocean. There are currently two recognized species in this genus: Rhacochilus toxotes...
- archerfish (Toxotes jaculatrix) Lorent'z archerfish (Toxotes lorentzi) Smallscale archerfish (Toxotes microlepis) Big scale archerfish (Toxotes oligolepis)...
- †Ramphosus Raniceps †Rankinian Rexea †Rhabdoderma †Rhabdofario †Rhabdolepis Rhacochilus †Rhacolepis †Rhadinichthys †Rhamphexocoetus †Rhamphognathus †Rharbichthys...
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