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[kween-fish] /ˈkwinˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural queenfishes (especially collectively) queenfish.
1.
a silvery and bluish drum, Seriphus politus, inhabiting shallow waters along the coast of California.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism; queen + fish
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  • In the soft-bottom species, queenfish and white croaker were generally abundant at target locations.

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