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Weakfish
Weakfish 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.
weakfish
Squeteague 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, Cynoscion regalis, is a marine fish of the drum family Sciaenidae. A medium-large, slender, marine fish, it is found along the east coast...
- truite gris (Louisiana French), trucha de mar (Mexican Spanish), spotted weakfish, spotted seateague, southern seateague, salmon, salmon trout, simon trout...
- White seab**** or white weakfish, Atractoscion nobilis, is a species of croaker occurring from Magdalena Bay, Baja California, to Juneau, Alaska. They usually...
- Cynoscion acoupa, the acoupa weakfish, blacktail basher or grey snapper, is a croaker of the family Sciaenidae, found in the western Atlantic from Panama...
- Sciaenidae. It contains the weakfish and seatrouts. The genus consists of 24 species: Cynoscion acoupa (Lacepède, 1801) -- Acoupa weakfish Cynoscion albus (Günther...
- 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 and...
- (Sciaenops ocellatus), the spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus), and the weakfish (Cynoscion regalis). It is commonly found in sounds and estuaries from...
- Anglers were catching enormous numbers of weakfish every summer. Fortescue was the self-proclaimed "weakfish capital of the world". Overfishing led federal...
- following fish: striped b****, flounder, sandbar shark, dogfish shark, weakfish, red drum, black drum, spotted seatrout, Atlantic mackerel, king mackerel...
- silver seatrout (Cynoscion nothus), also known as white trout and silver weakfish, is a marine fish of the drum family Sciaenidae. The species is found in...