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Meaning of "wreckfish" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WRECKFISH

So called because it is often found near wrecked ships.
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PRONUNCIATION OF WRECKFISH

wreckfish  [ˈrɛkˌfɪʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WRECKFISH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wreckfish is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WRECKFISH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

wreckfish

Wreckfish

The wreckfish are a family, Polyprionidae, of perciform fish. They are deep-water marine fish and can be found on the ocean bottom, where they inhabit caves and shipwrecks. Their scientific name is from Greek poly meaning "many" and prion meaning "saw", a references to their prominent spiny fins. They stay together in schools of at least five. The fish is commonly known as chernia in Spanish-speaking Latin America.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WRECKFISH


blackfish
ˈblækˌfɪʃ
blowfish
ˈbləʊˌfɪʃ
catfish
ˈkætˌfɪʃ
crawfish
ˈkrɔːˌfɪʃ
dealfish
ˈdiːlˌfɪʃ
goldfish
ˈɡəʊldˌfɪʃ
jackfish
ˈdʒækˌfɪʃ
jellyfish
ˈdʒɛlɪˌfɪʃ
milkfish
ˈmɪlkˌfɪʃ
monkfish
ˈmʌŋkˌfɪʃ
rockfish
ˈrɒkˌfɪʃ
shellfish
ˈʃɛlˌfɪʃ
snakefish
ˈsneɪkˌfɪʃ
spikefish
ˈspaɪkˌfɪʃ
starfish
ˈstɑːˌfɪʃ
stockfish
ˈstɒkˌfɪʃ
suckfish
ˈsʌkˌfɪʃ
swordfish
ˈsɔːdˌfɪʃ
trunkfish
ˈtrʌŋkˌfɪʃ
weakfish
ˈwiːkˌfɪʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WRECKFISH

wreathe
wreathen
wreather
wreathless
wreathlike
wreathy
wreck
wreckage
wrecked
wrecker
wreckful
wrecking
wrecking ball
wrecking bar
wrecking crane
wreckmaster
Wrekin
wren
wrench
wrencher

WORDS THAT END LIKE WRECKFISH

baitfish
big fish
crayfish
drink like a fish
elfish
finfish
fish
flatfish
flowerhorn fish
flying fish
needlefish
oafish
parrotfish
river fish
sailfish
selfish
sunfish
triggerfish
unselfish
zebrafish

Synonyms and antonyms of wreckfish in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wreckfish» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WRECKFISH

Find out the translation of wreckfish to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wreckfish from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wreckfish» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

wreckfish
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cherna
570 millions of speakers

English

wreckfish
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

wreckfish
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

wreckfish
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

wreckfish
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cherne
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

wreckfish
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cernier
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Wreckfish
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Zackenbarsch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

wreckfish
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

wreckfish
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wreckfish
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

wreckfish
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

wreckfish
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Wreckfish
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

wreckfish
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cernia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Wrakoń
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

wreckfish
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Meru cenușiu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βλάχος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wreckfish
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vrakfisk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

wreckfish
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wreckfish

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WRECKFISH»

The term «wreckfish» is normally little used and occupies the 143.593 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WRECKFISH» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «wreckfish» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «wreckfish» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wreckfish

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRECKFISH»

Discover the use of wreckfish in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wreckfish and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Code of Federal Regulations, Title 50, Wildlife and ...
(b) Lists of wreckfish shareholders and permitted vessels. Annually, on or about March 1, the RA will provide each wreckfish shareholder with a list of all wreckfish shareholders and their percentage shares, reflecting share transactions on ...
Office of the Federal Register (U.S.), 2010
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Case Studies on the Allocation of Transferable Quota Rights ...
INTRODUCTION TO THE WRECKFISH FISHERY AND ITS MANAGEMENT HISTORY During the mid-1980s swordfish and tilefish fishermen discovered commercial concentrations of wreckfish (Polyprion americanus) on the Blake Plateau, ...
Ross Shotton, 2001
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Title 50 - Wildlife and Fisheries: Parts 600 - 659
the Fishery Management Plan for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region, percentage shares of the quota for wreckfish have been assigned. Each person has been notified by the RA of his or her percentage share and ...
Griffes, 2006
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The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America
year, the factor for converting round weight to eviscerated weight, and each wreckfish shareholder's percentage share, reflecting share transactions reported on forms received by the RD through February 15. Thus, the ITQs will be in terms of ...
‎1996
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Title 50 Wildlife and Fisheries Parts 600 to 659 (Revised as ...
Annually, by April 15, the RA will provide each wreckfish shareholder with a list of dealers who have been issued dealer permits for wreckfish. From April 16 through January 14, updated lists will be provided when required. Updated lists may ...
Office of The Federal Register, Enhanced by IntraWEB, LLC, 2013
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L.S.A., List of C.F.R. Sections Affected
§622.l5 Wreckfish individual transferable quota (ITQ) system. The provisions of this section apply to wreckfish in or from the South Atlantic EEZ. (a) Percentage shares. (1) In accordance with the procedure specified in the Fishery Management ...
‎2003
7
Cypress
BRAISED. WRECKFISH. WITH. EGGPLANT,. BABY. SQUASH,. TOMATOES. AND. CRISPY. SQUASH. BLOSSOM. IИ cups cold soda water 4 squash blossoms, with stem SERRANO WRAPPED MAHI-MAHI WITH TRUFFLE GRITS,  ...
Craig Deihl, 2007
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CFR
9, 2006] Subpart B — Effort Limitations §622.15 Wreckfish individual transferable quota (ITQ) system. The provisions of this section apply to wreckfish in or from the South Atlantic EEZ. (a) Percentage shares. (1) In accordance with the ...
‎2008
9
50 CFR Wildlife and Fisheries: CFR Parts 600-659
§622.172 Wreckfish individual transferable quota (ITQ) system. The provisions of this section apply to wreckfish in or from the South Atlantic EEZ. (a) General—(1) Percentage shares—(i) Initial ITQ shares. In accordance with the procedure ...
Office of The Federal Register, 2013
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Code of Federal Regulations, Title 50, Wildlife and ...
§622.l5 Wreckfish individual transferable quota (ITQ) system. The provisions of this section apply to wreckfish in or from the South Atlantic EEZ. (a) Percentage shares. (1) In accordance with the procedure specified in the Fishery Management ...
Office of the Federal Register (U S ), 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WRECKFISH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wreckfish is used in the context of the following news items.
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Farmed Atlantic wreckfish could reach the market in 10 years
The Atlantic wreckfish project is led by the Oceanographic Centre of Vigo and has the support of industry companies interested in developing this technology, ... «FIS, Feb 15»
2
On the Menu for Dec. 23, 2014
The Wreckfish in North Charleston is now offering Calabash nights from 4-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and noon to 6 p.m. Sundays. The special costs $28.99 ... «Charleston Regional Business, Jan 15»
3
A plethora of piscatorial regulations
1-April 30; wreckfish are closed from September through June, and golden tilefish and snowy grouper closed on June 7 and will reopen on Jan. 1. Black sea ... «North Carolina Sportsman, Sep 14»
4
D-Day for SA marine parks
RecFish SA, or “Wreckfish” as they are increasingly being labelled by active local recreational fishers, are holding firm in their opposition to Michelle Lensink ... «Fishing World, Sep 14»
5
Restaurant review: Kinmont (one star)
Wreckfish, for instance, an East Coast product fished by very few, and then under strict quotas and capture methods. Covered in a murky sauce with fennel and ... «Chicago Tribune, Jul 14»
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The Gorbals, restaurant review
Sea bass-like wreckfish ($14) — so named because the creature hangs out around shipwrecks — yields smoky notes from Hall's wood-fired oven. Yogurt ... «New York Daily News, Jul 14»
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The Road to the 38: Woodberry Kitchen in Baltimore
Skimming the menu at Woodberry Kitchen at dinner last month, my eyes locked onto the description of a North Carolina wreckfish entree. It came with spring ... «Eater National, Jun 14»
8
White House: Feds to battle seafood fraud
In Charleston, consumers are buying into tasty, more economical and sustainable local catches, such as wreckfish and triggerfish, thanks to promotion efforts ... «Charleston Post Courier, Jun 14»
9
Saltwater Report: Great hauls to be had
Offshore, good catches of bottom fish are being made in the Norfolk Canyon area including blueline and golden tilefish, blackbelly rosefish, barrel fish, wreckfish, ... «The Daily Progress, Mar 14»
10
Front Burner: Soft-Serve Versions of Signature Desserts, Sour …
Wreckfish, a deepwater fish related to grouper, has recently been showing up in New York restaurants and markets. With good reason. Its dense, succulent flesh ... «New York Times, Jul 13»

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