King"fish` (?), n. Zool. (a)

An American marine food fish of the genus Menticirrus, especially M. saxatilis, or M. nebulosos, of the Atlantic coast; -- called also whiting, surf whiting, and barb.

(b)

The opah.

(c)

The common cero; also, the spotted cero. See Cero.

(d)

The queenfish.

 

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