American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A dark-colored, edible marine fish (Tautoga onitis) found along the North American Atlantic coast. Also called blackfish.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A labroid fish, Tautoga americana or T. onitis, abundant on the Atlantic coast of the United States, and highly esteemed for food. Also called blackfish and oyster-fish.
- n. A fish of the wrasse family found in salt water off of eastern North America from Nova Scotia to South Carolina.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) An edible labroid fish (Haitula onitis, or Tautoga onitis) of the Atlantic coast of the United States. When adult it is nearly black, more or less irregularly barred, with greenish gray. Called also
blackfish, oyster fish, salt-water chub, and moll.
- n. large dark-colored food fish of the Atlantic coast of North America
- Narragansett tautauog, plural of taut. (Wiktionary)
- Narragansett tautaûg. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“Thirty-three taxonomic groups of fish were collected in entrainment sampling, with five taxa cunner, bay anchovy, tautog, windowpane, and searobin comprising more than 90 percent of the sample.”
“They" are the poachers who haunt those waters, men who catch more than the legal limit of fish -- striped bass, sea bass, fluke and blackfish (tautog) -- then sell them on the black market.”
“Soft-shelled clams, quahogs, American lobsters, striped bass, tautog, black-backed flounder and sea trout are abundant in the waters around Hope Island.”
“Soft-shelled clams, quahogs, American lobsters, striped bass, tautog, black-backed flounder, and sea trout are abundant in the waters around Hope Island.”
“Fortunately, one Bambi got whacked this past weekend, we can get plenty of shellfish, the question is if we can get any striped bass, late run blues or weakfish, tautog.”
“Then sea bass, tautog and flounder come to feed on them.”
“The area is also within the southern range of several northern gamefishes-including Atlantic mackerel, weakfish, tautog, and even cod.”
“He allowed the subject to lapse and began telling her about the ledges on which the rock cod and tautog schooled; where bluefish might be caught on the line, and snappers in the channels going into the Haven.”
“Hi-mighty likely mess of tautog you caught, Louise," he said, ladling the thick white gravy dotted with crumbly yellow egg yolk upon her plate with lavish hand.”
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