Definition of Red goatfish

1. Noun. Body bright scarlet with 2 yellow to reddish strips on side.

Exact synonyms: Mullus Auratus
Group relationships: Genus Mullus, Mullus
Generic synonyms: Goatfish, Mullus Surmuletus, Red Mullet, Surmullet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Red Goatfish

red envelope
red face test
red false mallow
red fescue
red fescues
red fever
red fibres
red fire
red flag
red fox
red foxes
red giant
red giant star
red giants
red ginger
red goatfish (current term)
red goods
red goosefoot
red gram
red grouse
red guard
red guards
red gum
red hair
red half-moon
red haw
red heat
red helleborine
red hepatisation
red herring

Literary usage of Red goatfish

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1. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"Cuba, Martinique, and Porto Rico, about which last island it is less common than the red goatfish. It reaches 12 inches in length and is a good food-fish. ..."

2. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"The flesh is white and tender, often of very superior flavor. The species are carnivorous, \ FIG. 458.—red goatfish, or Salmonete, ..."

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