mummichog

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mum·mi·chog

 (mŭm′ĭ-chŏg′)
n.
A stout-bodied killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) of coastal Atlantic waters from the Gulf of St. Lawrence to Florida, valued especially as bait.

[Narragansett moamitteaūg.]

mummichog

(ˈmʌmɪˌtʃɒɡ)
n
(Zoology) a small marine killifish, Fundulus heteroclitus, with silver and black vertical bars on its body, found in estuaries and other sheltered parts of the Atlantic coastline of North America
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Noun1.mummichog - silver-and-black killifish of saltwater marshes along the Atlantic coast of the United Statesmummichog - silver-and-black killifish of saltwater marshes along the Atlantic coast of the United States
killifish - small mostly marine warm-water carp-like schooling fishes; used as bait or aquarium fishes or in mosquito control