butterfish


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Related to butterfish: escolar
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for butterfish

References in periodicals archive ?
In 1996, mackerel, Atlantic squid (Illex and Loligo), and butterfish, Peprilus triacanthus, trawl fisheries were combined into one Atlantic squid, mackerel, and butterfish FMP and designated as a Category II fishery.
The warming waters of the Gulf of Maine might be contributing to a boom in the butterfish population, crowding out the herring that puffins need to feed their young.
0 percent confidence level (n = 735) for the following pairs: butterfish and scup, butterfish and squid, butterfish and weakfish, scup and squid, and scup and weakfish (P [less than] 0.
Toxicity of copper in butterfish (Poronotus triacanthus): tissues accumulation and ultra structural changes.
In addition to super-frozen tuna and crab, its range includes black tiger and white vannamei shrimp, swordfish, marlin, butterfish, mahi mahi, red snapper and octopus.
Over 70 species of other fish have been found in bluefish stomach contents, including butterfish, mackerel and lobster
She was so alarmed she made my favorite dinner, misoyaki butterfish, but even after dinner I still couldn't tell her why.
The True Story of Butterfish is the unabridged audiobook adaptation of Nick Earls' thoughtful story of Curtis Holland, who has spent years touring the world with his band Butterfish.
Many travellers come to Nkhata Bay to enjoy themselves whether snorkelling in the crystal waters, dancing in the many bars or eating the beautiful Butterfish from the lake.
Reading poems that address the interplay of art and war from The Wedge as well as "Still Lifes," "Simplex Sigilum Veri," "Sea Trout and Butterfish," and several of Williams's essays, Costello shows that even in a vase of flowers we find "the trace of struggles of great public and cultural import, modern as well as mythical" (52).
Second intermediate hosts (freshwater fish such as bream, catfish, snake-headed fish, sleeper perch, Nile tilapia, butterfish, or eel; frogs; snakes; chickens; snails; or pigs) ingest the copepods, liberating the larvae, which encyst in muscle and mature into L3 forms.
These data identified a diverse community on the flanks of the ridge dominated by butterfish (Peprilus triacanthus), bay anchovy (Anchoa mitchilli), weakfish, bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix), northern puffer (Sphoeroides maculatus), and spotted hake (Urophycis regia) and few individuals of any species on the top of the ridge, thereby ruling out physiological tolerances as a reason for the observed distribution pattern.
Usually called black cod, here titled broiled butterfish ($8.
If you're heading for the coast why not try a rockpool ramble at Souter Lighthouse where you can discover a variety of marine life including butterfish, star fish, crabs and seahorses.