spadefish

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n spadefish deep-bodied disk-shaped food fish of warmer western Atlantic coastal waters
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Spadefish spād"fĭsh` (Zoöl) An American market fish (Chætodipterus faber) common on the southern coasts; -- called also angel fish moonfish, and porgy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n spadefish Chætodipterus faber: same as moonfish . See angel-fish, 3, and cut under Chætodipterus.
    • n spadefish Same as paddle-fish.
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Usage


In news:

Spadefish show up at the offshore reefs, dolphin move within sight of the beach and summer flounder flock to the nearshore ledges and.
A school of spadefish, a common catch of fishermen, swim down the edge of the reef near Pepper Park Beach.
A school of spadefish , a common catch of fishermen, swim down the edge of the reef near Pepper Park Beach.
Tuna, shark, swordfish, spadefish, banner fish, ocean sunfish, blue rockfish, sea turtles and even other jellyfish dine on these gelatinous orbs.
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