goldeye

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EtymologyEdit

gold +‎ eye, from the fish's characteristic iris.

NounEdit

goldeye (plural goldeye or goldeyes)

  1. A North American freshwater fish of the mooneye family, Hiodon alosoides, usually eaten smoked.

SynonymsEdit

  • Winnipeg goldeye
  • western goldeye
  • yellow herring
  • toothed herring
  • shad mooneye
  • la Queche
  • weepicheesis

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Scott, W.B. & Crossman, E.J. (1973), Freshwater Fishes of Canada (5th ed., 1990), Ottawa: Fisheries Research Board of Canada, pp. 327–332, ISBN 0-660-10239-0.
Last modified on 9 October 2013, at 05:07