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blue·fish / ˈbloōˌfish/ • n. (pl. same or -fishes) a predatory blue-colored marine fish (Pomatomus saltatrix, family Pomatomidae) of tropical and temperate waters, popular as a game fish.

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bluefish Marine fish found in most tropical and temperate seas. A voracious predator, it travels in large schools. Fished widely for food and sport, it has an elongated blue/green body, and a large mouth with sharp teeth. Length: 1.2m (4ft). Family Pomatomidae; species Pomatomus saltatrix.

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bluefish (Pomatomus saltator) See POMATOMIDAE.

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bluefish Fish eaten on the Atlantic coast of the USA, Pomatomus saltatrix.