Hogfish meaning

hôgfĭsh, hŏg-
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An edible reddish wrasse (Lachnolaimus maximus) of the western Atlantic Ocean, having a long snout and long spines on the dorsal fin.
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Any of various wrasses of the genus Bodianus.
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Any of several fishes whose head supposedly resembles that of a hog, as a pigfish.
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A bright-red, edible wrasse (Lachnolaimus maximus) found off the SE coast of the U.S.
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Lachnolaimus maximus, an edible species of wrasse, found in the Caribbean.
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Several of the species of Bodianus.
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The pigfish or sailor's choice, Orthopristis chrysoptera, or other species in genus Orthospristis.
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Percina caprodes, an American freshwater fish, the log perch, rockfish, a kind of darter.
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A large, red, spiny-headed, European marine fish (Scorpaena scrofa).
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A pinfish, Lagodon rhomboides, ranging from Massachusetts to Texas.
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A grunt, Haemulon parra.
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Origin of hogfish