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Definition of jewfish

Jewfish
Jewfish Jew"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) 1. A very large serranoid fish (Promicrops itaiara) of Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. It often reaches the weight of five hundred pounds. Its color is olivaceous or yellowish, with numerous brown spots. Called also guasa, and warsaw. 2. A similar gigantic fish (Stereolepis gigas) of Southern California, valued as a food fish. 3. The black grouper of Florida and Texas. 4. A large herringlike fish; the tarpum.
jewfish
Tarpum Tar"pum, n. (Zo["o]l.) A very large marine fish (Megapolis Atlanticus) of the Southern United States and the West Indies. It often becomes six or more feet in length, and has large silvery scales. The scales are a staple article of trade, and are used in fancywork. Called also tarpon, sabalo, savanilla, silverfish, and jewfish.

Meaning of jewfish from wikipedia

- Jewfish may refer to: Epinephelus itajara, the Atlantic goliath grouper Argyrosomus ****onicus, traditionally known as the mulloway jewfish in eastern Australia...
- goliath grouper or itajara (Epinephelus itajara), formerly known as the jewfish, is a sal****er fish of the grouper family and one of the largest species...
- (6 ft 7 in) in length. It is known as ****anese meagre (FAO), mulloway or jewfish on the east coast of Australia, butterfish in South Australia, kingfish...
- Jewfish is an unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States. It is located in the upper Florida Keys on Key Largo off U.S. Route 1...
- Jewfish Point is a cape in Los Angeles County, in the U.S. state of California. It is located on the Southeast coast of Santa Catalina Island. The cape...
- 80.3834°W / 25.1813; -80.3834 The Jewfish Cr**** Bridge is a beam bridge in the Florida Keys. Spanning both Jewfish Cr**** and Lake Surprise, it carries...
- Jewfish Cay, also known as Hummingbird Cay, is an island of the Bahamas, located in the Exuma district near Culmer's Cay and Bowe Cay. The island is host...
- commonly known as the blackspotted croaker, and in Australia as the black jewfish, is a species of fish native to the Indo-Pacific region. The fish is considered...
- Mycteroperca bonaci, the black grouper, black rockfish or marbled rockfish, is a species of marine ray-finned fish, a grouper from the subfamily Epinephelinae...
- Argyrosomus regius, also known as the meagre, croaker, jewfish, shade-fish, sowa, kir, corvina, salmon-b**** or stone b****, is a species of fish of the...