from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various widely distributed marine fishes of the family Triglidae, having large fanlike pectoral fins and a large armored head and including the sea robins.
- n. The flying gurnard.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of various marine fish of the family Triglidae, that have a large armored head and fingerlike pectoral fins used for crawling along the sea bottom.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One ofseveral European marine fishes, of the genus Trigla and allied genera, having a large and spiny head, with mailed cheeks. Some of the species are highly esteemed for food. The name is sometimes applied to the American sea robins.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any fish of the family Triglidæ, and especially of the restricted subfamily Triglinæ; a triglid or trigline.
- n. The gemmous dragonet, Callionymus lyra, more fully called yellow gurnard. See cut under Callionymus.
- n. A flying-fish or flying-robin of the family Cephalacanthidæ (or Dactylopteridæ), more fully called flying-gurnard. The best-known species is Cephalacanthus or Dactylopterus volitans. See cut under Dactyloptcrus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. bottom-dwelling coastal fishes with spiny armored heads and fingerlike pectoral fins used for crawling along the sea bottom
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He spoke out to warn of the environmental impact of the industry and suggested consumers should switch to less fashionable wild alternatives such as gurnard or megrim.
New dishes will include prawns with spring asparagus and rhubarb citronette, and potato gnocchi with gurnard, tomatoes, aubergines and salted ricotta.
The selection depends entirely on what's been on the market that morning, but sole, gurnard, mackerel, trout and sea bass all make regular appearances.
The Yellow Sea has marked seasonal variations and supports both cold temperate species (eel-pout, cod, flatfish, Pacific herring) and warm water species (skates, gurnard, jewfish, small yellow croaker, spotted sardine, fleshy prawn, southern rough shrimp).
Our food arrived—gurnard, a delicious fish—and the conversation moved on to Larbi and the ghost guardian.
Mark says: An ROV filming from an oil drilling rig has captured footage of an armour gurnard moving over the sea bed at a depth of half a kilometre.
They spoke of a salmon or a gurnard as chined, a sole as loined, a haddock as sided, an eel as trousoned, a pike as splatted, and a trout as gobbeted.
But the other three were in the Amber Concerns list : trevally, tarakihi and gurnard.
For example trevally, tarakihi or gurnard- as many or few different kinds as you fancy.