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Noun: blackfish  'blak,fish
  1. Large dark-coloured food fish of the Atlantic coast of North America
    - tautog, Tautoga onitis
  2. Female salmon that has recently spawned
  3. Small dark-coloured whale of the Atlantic coast of the United States; the largest male acts as pilot or leader for the school
    - pilot whale, black whale, common blackfish, Globicephala melaena

Derived forms: blackfishes

Type of: dolphin, salmon, wrasse

Part of: genus Globicephala, genus Tautoga, Globicephala, Tautoga

Encyclopedia: Blackfish