a. A gunnel (family Pholidae); esp. the rock gunnel, Pholis gunnellus, of the North Atlantic.
b. Chiefly Austral. and New Zealand. Any of several fishes, as the dusky morwong, Dactylophora nigricans (family Latridae), the greenbone or kelpfish, Odax pullus (family Odacidae), or any fish of the warehou family Centrolophidae.
c. Originally U.S. Any of the fishes of the family Stromateidae; esp. the dollarfish, Peprilus triacanthus, of the western Atlantic. Formerly also: the Atlantic moonfish, Selene setapinnis (family Carangidae), of the western Atlantic. Also with distinguishing word.
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