Lamprididae vs Opah - What's the difference?

lamprididae | opah |


As a proper noun lamprididae

is .

As a noun opah is

any of various large, colourful, deep-bodied pelagic fish of the family lamprididae.

lamprididae

Not English

Lamprididae has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

English words similar to 'lamprididae':

lampricide, lumbricine, lamprophyre

opah

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • 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 ), page 398,
  • A member of the lower epipelagic community, the opah feeds on squid and fishes (including some benthic species) and is usually found well offshore.
  • * 2006 , Sharon Hamblin, Adventure Guide Maui , page 36,
  • 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.
  • * 2013 , Roy Yamaguchi, John Harrisson, Roy's Fish and Seafood: Recipes from the Pacific Rim , page 77,
  • 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.

    Synonyms

    * (fish of family Lampridae) Jerusalem haddock, kingfish, moonfish, redfin ocean pan, sunfish

    References

    See also

    * (wikipedia "opah") * (Lampridae)

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