roosterfish

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roost·er·fish

 (ro͞o′stər-fĭsh′)
n. pl. roosterfish or roost·er·fish·es
A large game fish (Nematistius pectoralis) of the eastern Pacific Ocean from the Gulf of California to Peru, having several long thin dorsal spines that resemble a rooster's comb.
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Peces carangoideos del Parque Gorgona, Pacifico Colombiano (Osteichthys: Carangidae, Nematistiidae y Coryphaenidae).
Trophic spectrum of the juvenile roosterfish, Nematistius pectoralis Gill, 1862 (Perciformes: Nematistiidae), in Almejas Bay, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
Peces Carangoideos del Parque Gorgona, Pacifico Colombiano (Osteichthyes: Carangidae, Nematistiidae y Coryphaenidae).