jewelfish

jew·el·fish

 (jo͞o′əl-fĭsh′)
n. pl. jewelfish or jew·el·fish·es

jewelfish

(ˈdʒuːəlˌfɪʃ)
n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Animals) an African cichlid, Hemichromis bimaculatus: a beautifully coloured and popular aquarium fish
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The common name Euripos Jewelfish is derived from a Greek word meaning "canal, channel, ditch, or strait" in allusion to the type locality, Mona Passage, and the fact that the new species like most anthiine fishes is a jewel to behold.
Editor's Note: Fisheries biologist Grant Gilmore (author of The Sportsman's Biologist column) says this fish is the longtailed jewelfish or swallowtail bass, Anthias woodsi.