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n. pl. barramundi or bar·ra·mun·dis
A catadromous food and game fish (Lates calcarifer) found from the Indian Ocean to the western Pacific. It is an important commercial species in Australia.

[Probably of Aboriginal origin.]
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n, pl -dis, -dies or -di
(Animals) any of several large edible Australian fishes esp the percoid species Lates calcarifer (family Centropomidae) of NE coastal waters or the freshwater species Scleropages leichardti (family Osteoglossidae) of Queensland
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.barramundi - a species of large perch noted for its sporting and eating qualities; lives in marine, estuary, and freshwater habitats
genus Lates, Lates - a genus of large percoid fishes of fresh and brackish water
fish species - a species of fish
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But the fish, which is found all over ( from coastal Europe, where it's known as St Pierre, to Australia, where it's not as popular as the Barramundi), yields the most divine meat that's good only with minimally invasive cooking, which is what the chef at Sartoria, Basant Lok Community Centre, unfailingly manages to do.
"We have a four-course Australian menu which includes crocodile and kangaroo meat and the quintessentially Australian barramundi fish," she said.