harvestfish

harvestfish

[hahr-vist-fish]
noun, plural (especially collectively) harvestfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) harvestfishes.
a butterfish of the genus Peprilus, especially P. alepidotus of Atlantic waters.

Origin:
1805–15, Americanism; harvest + fish

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harvestfish

noun
butterfish up to a foot long of Atlantic waters from Chesapeake Bay to Argentina 
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