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
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.
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.
This is an old Adirondack method for squaretail trout of a bygone era, but it still works wherever spring trout feed along shorelines.
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.
The squaretail coral grouper from the coral reefs of the Indo-Pacific has been listed as vulnerable because it has become a luxury food.
- The squaretail coral grouper from the coral reefs of the Indo-Pacific has been listed as vulnerable because it has become a luxury food.
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.
• The squaretail coral grouper from the coral reefs of the Indo-Pacific has been listed as vulnerable because it has become a luxury food.
"The squaretail coral grouper is an example of a species that cannot currently be farmed and therefore all fish are caught from the wild.