nounplural noun bluefish, plural noun bluefishes
A predatory blue-colored marine fish, which inhabits tropical and temperate waters and is popular as a game fish.
Pomatomus saltatrix, the only member of the family Pomatomidae‘During my stay I caught plenty of striped bass plus some bluefish and one sea trout.’
- ‘A lot of small fish will do the job - Spanish mackerel, bluefish - but the preferred bait is the blue runner, also called a hardtail.’
- ‘It also appears that grouper, sea bass, and bluefish have higher mercury levels than previously measured.’
- ‘A few weeks after his funeral she had gone to the farmer's market and a young man with dark eyes was selling smoked bluefish, scallops and squid, bottom feeders.’
- ‘I have hauled in three bluefish from off the coast of Massachusetts.’
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