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mulloway

(ˈmʌləˌweɪ)
n
(Animals) a large Australian marine sciaenid fish, Sciaena antarctica, valued for sport and food
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Noun1.mulloway - large important food fish of Australiamulloway - large important food fish of Australia; almost indistinguishable from the maigre
sciaenid, sciaenid fish - widely distributed family of carnivorous percoid fishes having a large air bladder used to produce sound
genus Sciaena, Sciaena - type genus of the Sciaenidae: croakers
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These include, for example, distinctive headbones of Sciaenidae (Mulloways and Teraglins).
Arripididae Australian Salmons * * -- -- Carangidae Trevallies * * -- * Elasmobranch Sharks, Skates and Rays * -- * -- Lutjanidae Coral Snappers, Fusiliers * -- * -- Mugilidae Sea Mullets * * -- -- Pleuronectiformes Flatfishes * * -- -- Pomatomidae Tailors * -- -- -- Sciaenidae Mulloways * * -- * Serranidae Rockcods and Seaperches * * * * Sillaginidae Whitings * -- -- * C.