Yellowfish

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Yellowfish (Zoöl) A rock trout (Pleurogrammus monopterygius) found on the coast of Alaska; -- called also striped fish, and Atka mackerel.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n yellowfish A chiroid fish of the coast of Alaska, Hexagrammus (Pleurogrammus) monopterygius. This is one of the rock-trouts, and a food-fish of some importance, locally known as Atka mackerel. It is dark-olive above and yellowish below, cross-barred on the sides with the color of the back; the fins are nearly plain dusky, the pectorals with blackish margin, and the dorsal fin is continuous or but slightly emarginate.
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