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roosterfish (redirected from Nematistius)
n. pl. roosterfish
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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sierra are the roosterfish Nematistius
pectoralis, sailfish Istiophorus platypterus, sea lion Zalophus californianus; all predators located on a similar trophic level (Fischer et al.
Kahawai Elagatis bipinnulata Roosterfish Nematistius
The roosterfish Nematistius
pectoralis is a monotypic species of the family Nematistidae that inhabits the neritic waters of the sub-tropical and tropical eastern Pacific (Eschmeyer et al, 1983).