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n. pl. fallfish or fall·fish·es
A silvery freshwater cyprinid fish (Semotilus corporalis) of eastern North America.


n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Animals) a large North American freshwater cyprinid fish, Semotilus corporalis, resembling the chub



n., pl. -fish•es, (esp. collectively) -fish.
a large minnow, Semotilus corporalis, of E North America.
[1805–15, Amer.]
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Biology of the fallfish, Semotilus corporalis (Pisces, Cyprinidae).
Age and growth of the fallfish Semotilus corporalis with daily otolith increments as a method of annulus verification.
Allocreadium lobatum Wallin (Trematoda: Allocreadiidae) was described by Wallin from the host Semotilus corporalis (Mitchill), a description that has remained applicable in many freshwater fish species (Camp 1989, DeGuisti 1962, Schell 1985, Willis 2001).
lobatum from the fallfish, Semotilus corporalis (Mitchill) collected at Sebago Lake, Maine, and were instrumental in the epithet's etymology (Wallin 1909).