scup

Waters:Southern Atlantic Ocean; Mediterranean Sea Description (in water): There are about a dozen different varieties of this warmwater marine fish, which ranges in size from 1/2 lb. to 20 lbs. (those harvested for commercial purposes usually weigh under 3 lbs.). In the U.S., the most popular and most widely available member of the porgy family is the scup, which is slender and oval-shaped, with a brownish back fading to a silvery belly. Description (in market): The firm, flaky white flesh of th…...

Scup

Also know as 'porgie' or 'sea bream.' These fish are generally lean, and coarse-grained. Scup is often grilled, poached, and pan-fried.
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scup

[n] - flesh of fish found in colder waters of northern Atlantic coast of the United States 2. [n] - porgy of southern Atlantic coastal waters of North America 3. [n] - found in Atlantic coastal waters of North America from South Carolina to Maine
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Scup

Scup noun [ Dutch schop .] A swing. [ Local, U.S.]
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scup

<zoology> A marine sparoid food fish (Stenotomus chrysops, or S. Argyrops), common on the Atlantic coast of the United States. It appears bright silvery when swimming in the daytime, but shows broad blackish transverse bands at night and when dead. Called also porgee, paugy, porgy, scuppaug. ... The same names are also applied to a closely al...
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scup

southern scup noun porgy of southern Atlantic coastal waters of North America
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Scup

• (n.) A swing. • (n.) A marine sparoid food fish (Stenotomus chrysops, or S. argyrops), common on the Atlantic coast of the United States. It appears bright silvery when swimming in the daytime, but shows broad blackish transverse bands at night and when dead. Called also porgee, paugy, porgy, scuppaug.
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scup

(from the article `porgy`) ...several valuable species, such as the red sea bream (Pagellus centrodontus), a reddish or golden-silvery fish of rather deep waters. And in the ...
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scup

scup: see porgy.
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Scup

The scup, Stenotomus chrysops, is a fish which occurs primarily in the Atlantic from Massachusetts to South Carolina. Along with many other fish of the family Sparidae, it is also commonly known as porgy. Scup grow as large as 18 in (450 mm) and weigh 3 to 4 lb (2 kg), but they average 0.5–1.0 lb (0.25–0.50 kg). In the Middle Atlantic Bight, s...
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