A catadromous food and game fish (Lates calcarifer) found from the Indian Ocean to the western Pacific. It is an important commercial species in Australia.
The Australian lungfish (Neoceratodus forsteri): the only existing species of an order (Ceratodiformes) of bony fishes having one lung, large scales, and paddlelike fins.
Any of various edible, freshwater, Australian percoid fishes (esp. genus Scleropages)
Origin of barramundi
- Probably of Aboriginal origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From an Australian Aboriginal language of the Rockhampton area in Queensland.