from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A serranoid fish, Hypoplectrus nigricans, of the Caribbean Sea and Florida, having large spur-like spines on the preopercle, a uniform dark color tinged with violet, and yellow pectoral and caudal fins.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A blackish fish (Hypoplectrus nigricans), of the Sea-bass family. It is a native of the West Indies and Florida.


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