noun, plural queenfishes (especially collectively) queenfish.
a silvery and bluish drum, Seriphus politus, inhabiting shallow waters along the coast of California.

1880–85, Americanism; queen + fish

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silvery and bluish drumfish of shallow California coastal waters [syn: white croaker
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