Opah vs Moonfish - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between opah and moonfish
is that opah
is any of various large, colourful, deep-bodied pelagic fish of the family lamprididae while moonfish
is any of various flat, oval marine fish species.
Any of various large, colourful, deep-bodied pelagic fish of the family Lamprididae.
* 2003 , Margaret M. Smith, Phillip C. Heemstra (editors), Smiths' Sea Fishes'' (Revision of 1977, James Leonard Brierley Smith, ''The Sea Fishes of Southern Africa ),
* 2006 , Sharon Hamblin, Adventure Guide Maui ,
- A member of the lower epipelagic community, the opah feeds on squid and fishes (including some benthic species) and is usually found well offshore.
* 2013 , Roy Yamaguchi, John Harrisson, Roy's Fish and Seafood: Recipes from the Pacific Rim ,
- For a long time, opah' has been thought to be good luck so it was only given away, never sold. ' Opah is a nonschooling open-ocean fish so it's not caught in great quantities.
- Opah is an extraordinary-looking ocean fish, with an almost perfectly round shape; a comparatively thin, flat profile; a silvery skin, and bright crimson fins.
* (fish of family Lampridae) Jerusalem haddock, kingfish, moonfish, redfin ocean pan, sunfish
Any of various flat, oval marine fish species.
# (Atlantic spadefish) ()
# Family Molidae ((ocean sunfish))
# The opahs in the family Lamprididae.
- ''Most moonseeds are silvery (hence their name), others yellowish