: a small marine butterfish (Poronotus triacanthus) of the family Stromateidae with a laterally compressed body common in summer on the Atlantic coast of the northern and middle U.S.

called also harvest fish


Word History


so called from its shape and the silver color of the young

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“Dollarfish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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