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1. A food fish (Archosargus probatocephalus) of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the Americas, having dark vertical markings and a short blunt snout.
2. A freshwater drum (Aplodinotus grunniens) of North and Central America, valued as a sport fish.
n, pl -head or -heads
(Animals) any of several sparid fishes with strong crushing teeth, esp Archosargus rhomboidalis, of the American Atlantic, which is marked with dark bands
n., pl. (esp. collectively) -head, (esp. for kinds or species). -heads.
1. a deep-bodied, black-banded food fish, Archosargus probatocephalus, inhabiting Atlantic coastal waters.
2. a freshwater drum, Aplodinotus grunniens, of E North America.