Synonyms of sunfish


1. sunfish, freshwater fish

usage: the lean flesh of any of numerous American perch-like fishes of the family Centrarchidae

2. ocean sunfish, sunfish, mola, headfish, plectognath, plectognath fish

usage: among the largest bony fish; pelagic fish having an oval compressed body with high dorsal and anal fins and caudal fin reduced to a rudder-like lobe; worldwide in warm waters

3. sunfish, centrarchid, percoid fish, percoid, percoidean

usage: small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes of North America usually having a laterally compressed body and metallic luster: crappies; black bass; bluegills; pumpkinseed

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