The Butterfish lives in the demersal, amphidromous, freshwater, brackish, marine, depth range 0 - 25 m environment.

Butterfish, a fish of the Atlantic Ocean that has a slippery coating of mucus. The butterfish is a food fish that reaches a length of six to nine inches (15 to 23 cm). It has a flattened, rounded body and a small forked tail. More

The family Stromateidae of butterfishes contains 17 species of fish in 3 genera. Butterfishes live in coastal waters off the Americas, western Africa and in the Indo-Pacific. More

The Japanese butterfish (Psenopsis anomala) is a marine fish also known by such names as Melon Seed, Wart Perch (a rather unappetizing name despite the popularity of the fish in Japan), Ibodai (Japanese name) or simply as Butterfish. More

butterfish: see harvest fish harvest fish, common name for a fish of the family Stromateidae (butterfish family), a family of fishes with almost circular bodies and small mouths. The butterfish, or dollarfish (genus Peprilus), is found from Maine to South Carolina during the summer. More

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high-fat butterfish has a tender texture and a rich, sweet flavor. It is usually sold whole and is sometimes smoked. Butterfish can be broiled, baked, grilled or sautéed. Depending on the region, they're also known as dollarfish, Pacific pompano and pomfret. More

A Butterfish is a small fish with sizes ranging from less the 60 grams/pc to a maximum of 300 grams. Average size is between 70 and 100 grams. More

The butterfish has a small mouth with a single row of weak teeth and a concealed upper lip. Its snout is heavy and rounded, and the large eyes are rimmed with fatty tissue. More

Place the butterfish in the hot oil and fry for 5 to 8 minutes, turning occasionally so that both sides are well browned. Drain them on paper towels and serve hot. More

The most distinctive characters of the butterfish are its very thin deep body, like a flounder on edge; the fish is only about twice as long as it is deep to the base of its tail fin (the only common Gulf of Maine species of this shape), combined with a single, long, More

butterfish ranges in length from 20 to 30 cm (8 to 12 in); it is valued for its fine taste. It lays its eggs, which are buoyant, between late June and August in deep water. More

Butterfish is a small, semipelagic schooling species of commercial importance from Southern New England to Cape Hatteras, although it has been reported from Nova Scotia south to deep waters off Florida (Nichols and Breder 1927, Bigelow and Schroeder 1953). More

The butterfish, Peprilus triacanthus, is a small, bony foodfish weighing up to 0.5 kg, with a thin oval body. Butterfish are short-lived and grow rapidly. Few live to more than 3 years of age, and most are sexually mature at age 1. More

Generally, butterfish larvae are collected in depths between 33 ft and 6000 ft and temperatures between 48 oF and 66 oF. More

Place butterfish in a greased baking dish or wrap in oiled foil and place on a baking sheet. Brush with melted butter or oil and season with salt and pepper, or cover with a piquant sauce. More

The secret to successful butterfish cookery is do not overcook. Whichever of the following cooking methods you choose, your butterfish will be cooked when its flesh becomes opaque but is still moist, and can easily be pierced with a fork. More

Keep butterfish cool on the trip from the market to your house. Never let it stay unrefrigerated for long. To store butterfish, remove packaging, rinse the fish under cold water, and pat dry with paper towels. More

The butterfish is a small, round fish distinguishable by its thin, deep body and lack of pelvic or ventral fins. It resembles a flounder swimming on its edge. More

Butterfish (Peprilus triacanthus), are small, bony fish with a thin oval body. Butterfish are fast-growing and live only a few years. They reach lengths of up to 9-10 inches. Butterfish congregate in schools and are commonly found from Southern New England to Cape Hatteras. More

butterfish another name for black cod, or is it a dish made from black cod? And what's black cod? First, about miso butterfish: It's a recipe. Miso is a paste made from soybeans and rice. More

butterfishbutterfish - any of numerous small flat Atlantic food fish having smooth skinPholis gunnellus, rock gunnel, butterfish - slippery scaleless food fish of the northern Atlantic coastal watersstromateid, stromateid fish, butterfish - small marine fish with a short compressed body and feeble More

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butterfish definition but·ter·fish (-fis̸h′) noun pl. butterfish -·fish′, butterfishes -·fish′es any of various fishes (esp. More

Common names

Beicinho in Portuguese (Português)
Beicinho-prata in Portuguese (Português)
Blanche drapeau in French (français)
Bouin yèkhè in Susu
Buin yékhé in Unknown
Butterfish in English
Cacundo in Portuguese (Português)
Carapeba in Portuguese (Português)
Carapicu in Portuguese (Português)
Carapicu-açu in Portuguese (Português)
Carapicu-branco in Portuguese (Português)
Cuasintod in Wayuu
Dabbé in Wolof (Wollof)
Diemti diérèm in Wolof (Wollof)
Dobe in Portuguese (Português)
Dobe-prata in Portuguese (Português)
Ejivi in Unknown
Emlé in Unknown
Escrivão in Portuguese (Português)
Española de bandera in Spanish (español)
flagfin mojarra in English
Friti in Fon GBE
Friture in French (français)
Friture argentée in French (français)
Geres czarnopletwy in Polish (polski)
Geres czarnopłetwy in Polish (polski)
Khour khour in Wolof (Wollof)
Mancatrina in Creole, Portuguese
Mancatrina in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
mojarra bandera in Spanish (español)
Mojarra de ley in Spanish (español)
Mojarra de salina in Spanish (español)
Mojarra ley in Spanish (español)
Mojarra rayada in Spanish (español)
Mojarrita de ley in Spanish (español)
Ngoissan in Unknown
Nou poussiva in Unknown
Noutouivi in Fon
Noutouivi in Fon GBE
Noutuivi in Unknown
Nsoko in Unknown
Nudvi in Fon GBE
Nutui in Fon GBE
Parente in Creole, Portuguese
Parente in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
Parente in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-prata in Portuguese (Português)
Riscador in Portuguese (Português)
Sortfinnet gerrid in Danish (dansk)
黑鰭縮口銀鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
黑鳍缩口银鲈 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Gerreidae
Genus : Eucinostomus
Species : Eucinostomus melanopterus
Authority : Bleeker, 1863