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Definition: Micropogon undulatus
Sciaenoid \Sci*[ae]"noid\, a. [L. sci[ae]na a kind of fish (fr.
Gr. ?) + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.)
Of or pertaining to the Sci[ae]nid[ae], a family of
carnivorous marine fishes which includes the meagre (Sciaena umbra
or Sciaena aquila), and fish of the drum and
croaker families. The croaker is so called because it may
make a croaking noise by use of its bladder; the Atlantic croaker
(Micropogonias undulatus, formerly Micropogon undulatus
) and the squeteague are a members of the croaker
family, and the kingfish is a drum.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
Croaker \Croak"er\ (-?r), n.
1. One who croaks, murmurs, grumbles, or complains
unreasonably; one who habitually forebodes evil.
(a) A small American fish (Micropogon undulatus), of the
(a) An American fresh-water fish (Aplodinotus grunniens
); -- called also drum.
(c) The surf fish of California.
Note: When caught these fishes make a croaking sound; whence
the name, which is often corrupted into crocus.