squaw·​fish | \ ˈskwȯ-ˌfish How to pronounce squawfish (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Squawfish are attracted to light-colored lures in the day and darker ones at night. Mark Yuasa, The Seattle Times, "Columbia River’s northern pikeminnow reward program gets underway," 16 May 2017

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First Known Use of squawfish

1881, in the meaning defined above

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“Squawfish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squawfish. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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