Menhaden

A menhaden, also known as mossbunker, bunker, and pogy, is any forage fish of the genera Brevoortia and Ethmidium, two genera of marine fish in the family Clupeidae. `Menhaden` derives from a Native American word for fertilizer. It is generally thought that Pilgrims were advised by Squanto to plant the fish with their corn crops. ==Physical char.....
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Menhaden

• (n.) An American marine fish of the Herring familt (Brevoortia tyrannus), chiefly valuable for its oil and as a component of fertilizers; -- called also mossbunker, bony fish, chebog, pogy, hardhead, whitefish, etc.
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menhaden

Brevoortia tyrannis noun shad-like North American marine fishes used for fish meal and oil and fertilizer
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Menhaden

Men·ha'den noun (Zoology) An American marine fish of the Herring family ( Brevoortia tyrannus ), chiefly valuable for its oil and as a component of fertilizers; -- called also mossbunker , bony fish , chebog , pogy , hardhead , whitefish , etc....
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Menhaden

A member of the herring family, the Atlantic menhaden is a very oily fish used as bait. Also known as bunker. Used almost exclusively by commercial watermen as bait for their crabpots.
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menhaden

any of several species of valuable Atlantic coastal fishes in the genus Brevoortia of the herring family (Clupeidae), utilized for oil, fish meal, ... [2 related articles]
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menhaden

menhaden: see herring.
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Menhaden

The Menhaden (Alosa menhaden), is an American salt-water fish. It belongs to the family Clupeidae, or herrings, and abounds on the shores of New England. It yields quantities of oil, the refuse being used as manure. It is also preserved in the same way as the sardine.
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Menhaden

USS Menhaden was an American Balao Class submarine of 1525 tons displacement launched in 1944. USS Menhaden was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 21 knots, carried a complement of 75 and was armed with one 4-inch gun, two 20 mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns; six 21 inch bow torpedo tubes and four 21 inch stern torpedo tubes.
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menhaden

[n] - shad-like North American marine fishes used for fish meal and oil and fertilizer
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