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Definition of Weakfish
WeakfishWeakfish Weak"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.)
Any fish of the genus Cynoscion; a squeteague; -- so called
from its tender mouth. See Squeteague.
Spotted weakfish (Zo["o]l.), the spotted squeteague. weakfishSqueteague Sque*teague" (skw[-e]*t[=e]g"), n. [from the North
American Indian name.] (Zo["o]l.)
An American sci[ae]noid fish (Cynoscion regalis), abundant
on the Atlantic coast of the United States, and much valued
as a food fish. It is of a bright silvery color, with
iridescent reflections. Called also weakfish, squitee,
chickwit, and sea trout. The spotted squeteague (C.
nebulosus) of the Southern United States is a similar fish,
but the back and upper fins are spotted with black. It is
called also spotted weakfish, and, locally, sea trout,
and sea salmon.
Meaning of Weakfish from wikipedia
- The weakfish
regalis, is a marine
fish of the drum family
Sciaenidae. A medium-large, slender, marine
fish, it is found along
the east coast...
- Cynoscion arenarius
(sand seatrout, sand weakfish
or, as it is also known, white
trout) is a common species
of drum fish found
in the Gulf of Mexico
acoupa, the acoupa weakfish
, blacktail basher
or grey snapper, is a croaker
of the family
in the western Atlantic
gris (Louisiana French), trucha
de mar (Mexican Spanish), spotted weakfish
seateague, salmon, salmon
seab**** or white weakfish
nobilis, is a species
of croaker occurring
Bay, Baja California, to Juneau, Alaska. They usually...
- repetitive throbbing
or drumming sounds
they make. The family includes
, and consists
70 genera; it belongs
- a food fish. The corvina
to its relatives
seatrout. Its body is blue-grey on top, silvery overall
of weakfish every
is the self-proclaimed "weakfish capital
of the world". Fortescue
is part of...
- 1801) -- Acoupa weakfish Cynoscion albus
(Günther, 1864) -- Whitefin weakfish Cynoscion analis
(Jenyns, 1842) -- Peruvian weakfish Cynoscion
- as the striped
b**** (Morone saxatilis), bowfin
(Amia calva), and gray weakfish
(Cynoscion regalis), in turn, prey on the pickerels
when they venture
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