crenilabrus melops


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gilthead \Gilt"head`\, n. (Zool.)
   A marine fish. The name is applied to two species:
   (a) The Pagrus auratus (syn. Chrysophrys auratus), a
       valuable food fish common in the Mediterranean (so named
       from its golden-colored head); -- called also giltpoll.
   (b) The Crenilabrus melops, of the British coasts; --
       called also golden maid, conner, sea partridge.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Goldfinny \Gold"fin`ny\, n. (Zool.)
   One of two or more species of European labroid fishes
   (Crenilabrus melops, and Ctenolabrus rupestris); --
   called also goldsinny, and goldney.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sea partridge \Sea" par"tridge\ (Zool.)
   The gilthead (Crenilabrus melops), a fish of the British
   coasts.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Conner \Con"ner\, n. [Cf. Cunner.] (Zool.)
   A marine European fish (Crenilabrus melops); also, the
   related American cunner. See Cunner.
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