Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See brook trout.

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  • n. A perciform fish of the genus Tetragonurus, found in tropical and subtropical oceans.

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  • n. sluggish square-tailed fish armored with tough bony scales; of deep warm waters

Etymologies

square +‎ tail (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Then we had a delicious mystery on the end of the line -- a "squaretail," maybe, a genuine native Maine brook trout, which often ran 4 or 5 pounds in Sebago.

    Twiggling

  • Given the dire report on endangered species that emerged from the IUCN conference earlier this week, this kind of tool can come none too soon: Ocean dwellers like the squaretail coral grouper -- one of 44,838 species now listed on the IUCN Red List -- appear to be on a fast track to extinction.

    Josie Garthwaite: Google Earth, Underwater

  • This is an old Adirondack method for squaretail trout of a bygone era, but it still works wherever spring trout feed along shorelines.

    The High Art of Worm Fishing

  • It's not a beautiful looking car, but the overall shape and lines are smooth and un-cluttered although, the tailgate area is more a squaretail and seems a tad too busy for my liking.

    Car Advice | News Blog

  • The squaretail coral grouper from the coral reefs of the Indo-Pacific has been listed as vulnerable because it has become a luxury food.

    KCTV5.com - News

  • - The squaretail coral grouper from the coral reefs of the Indo-Pacific has been listed as vulnerable because it has become a luxury food.

    Macleans.ca

  • Twenty grouper species were assessed as threatened with extinction, including the squaretail coral grouper and humpback grouper, which are found throughout the Coral Triangle and are a popular luxury live food in Asian seafood restaurants.

    WWF - Environmental News

  • • The squaretail coral grouper from the coral reefs of the Indo-Pacific has been listed as vulnerable because it has become a luxury food.

    Chicago news, weather, traffic - CBS 2 - WBBM

  • "The squaretail coral grouper is an example of a species that cannot currently be farmed and therefore all fish are caught from the wild.

    WWF - Environmental News

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