lingcod

[ling-kod]
noun, plural lingcods (especially collectively) lingcod.
a large-mouthed game fish, Ophiodon elongatus, of the North Pacific, related to the greenling.
Also, ling cod.
Also called cultus.


Origin:
1880–85; ling1 + cod1

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lingcod (ˈlɪŋˌkɒd)
 
n , pl -cod, -cods
any scorpaenoid food fish of the family Ophiodontidae, esp Ophiodon elongatus, of the N Pacific Ocean

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After you catch your lingcod, you can catch your remaining rockfish at your favorite pinnacle.
Lingcod length is measured from the nose tip to the fork in the tail, wet weight.
Lingcod, cabezone and rockfish swim in and out of view.
Charter operators and crew members may not retain lingcod while clients are on board the vessel.
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