butterfish

Definitions

Food

  • A small oily seawater fish, Peprillus tricanthus, with white tender flesh and a bluish upper surface, weighing up to 200 g and found on the Atlantic coast of the USA. May be baked or fried.
  • A small eel-like seawater fish, Pholis gunnellus.
  • A deep-bodied freshwater fish, Eupomotis gibbosus, with greyish skin changing to golden yellow on the underside
  • mulloway
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