abaloneanchovyany of various small marine food fishes of the genus Engraulis and related genera, esp E. encrasicolus of S Europe: family Clupeidae (herrings). They have a salty taste and are often tinned or made into a paste or essence Balmain bug (Australian)a flattish edible Australian shellfish, Ibacus peronii, similar to the Moreton Bay bug banana prawn (Australian)a prawn of the genus Penaeus, fished commercially in tropical waters of N Australia barramundibassany of various sea perches, esp Morone labrax, a popular game fish with one large spiny dorsal fin separate from a second smaller one blackfisha minnow-like Alaskan freshwater fish, Dallia pectoralis, related to the pikes and thought to be able to survive prolonged freezing bloatera herring, or sometimes a mackerel, that has been salted in brine, smoked, and cured blue codblue swimmer, blue manna, or sand crab (Australian)an edible bluish Australian swimming crab, Portunus pelagicus bonitoany of various small tunny-like marine food fishes of the genus Sarda, of warm Atlantic and Pacific waters: family Scombridae (tunnies and mackerels) breambrilla European food fish, Scophthalmus rhombus, a flatfish similar to the turbot but lacking tubercles on the body: family Bothidae butterfishan eel-like blennioid food fish, Pholis gunnellus, occurring in North Atlantic coastal regions: family Pholidae (gunnels). It has a slippery scaleless golden brown skin with a row of black spots along the base of the long dorsal fin callopcarpcatfishany of numerous mainly freshwater teleost fishes having whisker-like barbels around the mouth, esp the silurids of Europe and Asia and the horned pouts of North America clamclappy-doo or clabby-doo (Scottish)a large black mussel cocklecoalfish or saithecocklecodany of the gadoid food fishes of the genus Gadus, esp G. morhua (or G. callarias), which occurs in the North Atlantic and has a long body with three rounded dorsal fins: family Gadidae. They are also a source of cod-liver oil codlingcrabany of various similar or related arthropods, such as the hermit crab and horseshoe crab crayfishany freshwater decapod crustacean of the genera Astacus and Cambarus, resembling a small lobster dabany of various other small flatfish, esp flounders dogfishany of several small spotted European sharks, esp Scyliorhinus canicula (lesser spotted dogfish): family Scyliorhinidae doradoa South American river fish of the genus Salminus that resembles a salmon Dover soleanother name for the European sole Dublin Bay prawna large prawn usually used in a dish of scampi eelflounderany flatfish of the families Bothidae (turbot, etc) and Pleuronectidae (plaice, halibut, sand dab, etc) gemfishgraylingGreenland halibuta flatfish, Reinhardtius hippoglossoides, similar and related to the halibut haddocka North Atlantic gadoid food fish, Melanogrammus aeglefinus: similar to but smaller than the cod hakehalibutany of several similar and related flatfishes, such as Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Greenland halibut) herringhussthe flesh of the European dogfish, when used as food jewfishany of various marine sciaenid food and game fish, esp the mulloway John Dorykahawai or Australian salmona large food and game fish of Australian and New Zealand coastal waters, Arripis trutta, that is greenish grey to silvery underneath and spotted with brown: resembles a salmon but is in fact a marine perch kingfishany of various other large food fishes, esp the Spanish mackerel king prawnany of several large prawns of the genus Penaeus, which are fished commercially in Australian waters kippera fish, esp a herring, that has been cleaned, salted, and smoked langoustinea large prawn or small lobster lemon solelinglobsterany of several similar crustaceans, esp the spiny lobster lumpfishmackerelmarronmegrima flatfish, Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis, of the turbot family, having a yellowish translucent body up to 50 cm (20 in.) in length, found in European waters, and caught for food monkfishMoreton Bay bug or shovel-nosed lobster (Australian)morwongmud craba large edible crab, Scylla serrata, of Australian mangrove regions mulletmullowaymusselnannygaiNorway lobstera European lobster, Nephrops norvegicus, fished for food octopusoysterparrotfishperchpikepilchard or (Austral. informal) pilliea European food fish, Sardina (or Clupea) pilchardus, with a rounded body covered with large scales: family Clupeidae (herrings) pipiplaicepollackpomfretpoutany of various gadoid food fishes, esp the bib (also called whiting pout) prawnqueenie or queen scallopa scallop rainbow trouta freshwater trout of North American origin, Salmo gairdneri, having a body marked with many black spots and two longitudinal red stripes redfisha male salmon that has recently spawned red snapperany of various marine percoid food fishes of the genus Lutjanus, esp L. blackfordi, having a reddish coloration, common in American coastal regions of the Atlantic: family Lutjanidae (snappers) roachrockfishany of several coarse fishes when used as food, esp the dogfish or wolffish salmonany soft-finned fish of the family Salmonidae, esp Salmo salar of the Atlantic and Oncorhynchus species (sockeye, Chinook, etc) of the Pacific, which are important food fishes. They occur in cold and temperate waters and many species migrate to fresh water to spawn sardineany of various small marine food fishes of the herring family, esp a young pilchard scallop or scollopa scallop shell or similarly shaped dish, in which fish, esp shellfish, is cooked and served school prawn (Australian)a common olive-green prawn, Metapenaeus macleayi sea cucumbershadany of various herring-like food fishes of the genus Alosa and related genera, such as A. alosa (allis shad) of Europe, that migrate from the sea to freshwater to spawn: family Clupeidae (herrings) sharkshrimpsildany of various small young herrings, esp when prepared and canned in Norway skateskipjack tunasnappersnoeksnookthe sea pike Australuzza novaehollandiae sockeye or red salmona Pacific salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka, having red flesh and valued as a food fish soleany tongue-shaped flatfish of the family Soleidae, esp Solea solea (European sole): most common in warm seas and highly valued as food fishes sprata small marine food fish, Clupea sprattus, of the NE Atlantic Ocean and North Sea: family Clupeidae (herrings) squidswordfishtarakihi or terakihiteraglintiger prawna large edible prawn of the genus Penaeus with dark bands across the body, fished commercially in the Indian and Pacific oceans tilefishtrevally (Australian, New Zealand)troutany of various game fishes, esp Salmo trutta and related species, mostly of fresh water in northern regions: family Salmonidae (salmon). They resemble salmon but are smaller and spotted tuna or tunnyany of various tropical American prickly pear cacti, esp Opuntia tuna, that are cultivated for their sweet edible fruits turbotwahooa large fast-moving food and game fish, Acanthocybium solandri, of tropical seas: family Scombridae (mackerels and tunnies) whelkwhitebaitthe young of herrings, sprats, etc, cooked and eaten whole as a delicacy whitingany of various similar fishes, such as Merluccius bilinearis, a hake of American Atlantic waters, and any of several Atlantic sciaenid fishes of the genus Menticirrhus winkleany of various gastropod mollusks that are very destructive to oysters and clams witcha flatfish, Pleuronectes (or Glyptocephalus) cynoglossus, of N Atlantic coastal waters, having a narrow greyish-brown body marked with tiny black spots: family Pleuronectidae (plaice, flounders, etc) wolffishyabby or yabbie (Australian)a marine prawn used as bait yellow belly (Australian)zander ▷ See seafood
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