northern whiting

noun

Definition of northern whiting

: a whiting (Menticirrhus saxatilis) of the east coast of the U.S. closely resembling the king whiting but having a filament extending from the first spine of the dorsal fin

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“Northern whiting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/northern%20whiting. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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