northern squawfish

noun

Definition of northern squawfish

  1. :  northern pikeminnow Anglers can earn $3 to $5 a fish for catching northern squawfish, a native fish that has a bad reputation for gobbling endangered salmon and steelhead smolts. — Spokesman Review (Spokane, Washington), 30 Aug. 1998

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1965

First Known Use of northern squawfish

1965


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