spotfin croaker

noun

Definition of spotfin croaker

: a large croaker (Roncador stearnsii) of the California coast that is metallic steel-blue above and silvery below and is a popular sport fish

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History and Etymology for spotfin croaker

so called from the large black spot on the pectoral fin

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“Spotfin croaker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spotfin%20croaker. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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