from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A stout-bodied killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) of the Atlantic coast south of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, valued especially as bait.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A hardy killifish, Fundulus heteroclitus, found in brackish and coastal waters of the United States and Canada.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any one of several species of small American cyprinodont fishes of the genus Fundulus, and of allied genera; the killifishes; -- called also minnow.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. silver-and-black killifish of saltwater marshes along the Atlantic coast of the United States
Atlantic silverside, Atlantic menhaden, mummichog, striped killifish, and winter flounder comprised more than 92 percent of the sample.
Other species include banded killfish, mummichog, tidewater silverside, bay anchovy, tesselated darter and spottail shiner.
Fish species occurring in the numerous tidal creeks adjacent to the component include mummichog, white perch, spot and menhaden.
The most common of these have been the American eel, alewife, common mummichog, Atlantic silverside, and three sticklebacks (fourspine, threespine, and ninespine).
MacKinnon A-M, Boston L, Souter B, Cook-Versloot M, et al. (2007) Isolation of viral haemorrhagic septicaemia virus from mummichog, stickleback, striped bass and brown trout in eastern Canada.
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