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Meaning of squawfish

squaw•fish

Pronunciation: (skwô'fish"), [key]
— pl. -fish, -fish•es.
  1. any of several large, voracious cyprinid fishes of the genus Ptychocheilus, inhabiting rivers of the western U.S. and Canada: the Colorado squawfish, P. lucius, is endangered.
  2. a viviparous perch, Embiotoca lateralis, living off the Pacific Coast of the U.S.
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