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  1. white croaker, queenfish, Seriphus politus(noun)

    silvery and bluish drumfish of shallow California coastal waters

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  1. queenfish(Noun)

    Seriphus politus, a North American croaker with elongated body and large mouth.

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  1. Queenfish(noun)

    a California sciaenoid food fish (Seriphys politus). The back is bluish, and the sides and belly bright silvery. Called also kingfish

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  1. Queenfish

    Queenfish are a species of croaker occurring from Uncle Sam Bank, Baja California, to Yaquina Bay, Oregon; they are the only species in the genus Seriphus. They are common during summer in shallow water around pier pilings on sandy bottoms. They are found at depths up to 180 feet; however, occur more often from 4 to 27 feet. Queenfish are common in southern California, but are rare north of Monterey, California.


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