sunfish

Waters:Southern Atlantic U.S. coast; Gulf coast Description (in water): These small, thin marine fish usually weigh no more than 2 lbs. The back is a deep bluish-green which fades to a silver belly. The eyes are small, the body deep, and the tail forked. Description (in market): The white or off-white flesh is fine-textured, meaty, and sweet. The fat content is moderate, which makes for a succulent yet somewhat oily bite. The skin is edible. ...

Sunfish

• (n.) Any large jellyfish. • (n.) The basking, or liver, shark. • (n.) The opah. • (n.) Any one of numerous species of perch-like North American fresh-water fishes of the family Centrachidae. They have a broad, compressed body, and strong dorsal spines. Among the common species of the Eastern United States are Lepomis gibbosus ...
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sunfish

<zoology> A very large oceanic plectognath fish (Mola mola, Mola rotunda, or Orthagoriscus mola) having a broad body and a truncated tail. ... Any one of numerous species of perch-like North American fresh water fishes of the family Centrachidae. They have a broad, compressed body, and strong dorsal spines. Among the common species of the Eas...
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sunfish

noun small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes of North America usually having a laterally compressed body and metallic luster: crappies; black bass; bluegills; pumpkinseed
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sunfish

noun the lean flesh of any of numerous American perch-like fishes of the family Centrarchidae
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Sunfish

[sailboat] The Sunfish sailboat is a personal size, beach launched sailing dinghy utilizing a pontoon type hull carrying a lateen sail mounted to an un-stayed mast. Sunfish was developed by Alcort, Inc. and first appeared around 1952 as the `next generation` improvement on their original boat, the Sailfish. In contrast, the Sunfish has a wi...
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Sunfish

Sun'fish` noun (Zoology) (a) A very large oceanic plectognath fish ( Mola mola , Mola rotunda , or Orthagoriscus mola ) having a broad body and a truncated tail. (b) Any one of numerous species of perch-like North American fresh- water fishes of the family
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Sunfish

Any of a dozens of members of the sunfish family, including largemouth bass, bluegill, redear and crappie.
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Sunfish

Any of a number of North American freshwater fish closely related to the perch. Known for their bright, sunny colors and interesting shapes, popular varieties include 'Bluegill,' 'Crappie,' and 'Calico Bass,' commonly called 'Sunnies.'
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sunfish

any of numerous species of North American freshwater fishes placed with the crappies and black basses in the family Centrarchidae (order ... [1 related articles]
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Sunfish

HMS Sunfish was a British Sealion Class submarine of 670 tons displacement launched in 1936 and sunk during the Second World War after being transferred to the Soviet Navy. She was armed with one 3-inch gun; one machine-gun and six 21-inch torpedo tubes in the bow. She had a top speed of 15 knots surfaced and 10 knots submerged and carried a comple...
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sunfish

Marine fish Mola mola with a disc-shaped body 3 m/10 ft long found in all temperate and tropical oceans. The term also applies to fish of the North American freshwater Centrarchidae family, which have compressed, almost circular bodies, up to 80 cm/30 in long, and are n...
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Sunfish

Sunfish is American slang for the bucking of a horse in which each shoulder is lowered in turn.
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sunfish

sunfish, common name for members of the family Centrachidae, comprising numerous species of spiny-finned, freshwater fishes with deep, laterally flattened bodies found in temperate North America. All members of the family, which includes the black basses (genus Micropterus) and the crappies (genus P...
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sunfish

[n] - the lean flesh of any of numerous American perch-like fishes of the family Centrarchidae 2. [n] - small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes of North America usually having a laterally compressed body and metallic luster: crappies
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