porkfish

porkfish

[pawrk-fish, pohrk-]
noun, plural porkfishes (especially collectively) porkfish.
a black and gold grunt, Anisotremus virginicus, of West Indian waters.

Origin:
1725–35, Americanism; pork + fish

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porkfish

noun
black and gold grunt found from Bermuda to Caribbean to Brazil 
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