- a large silversides, Atherinopsis californiensis, found along the coast of California, that grows to a length of 22 inches (55 cm).
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- a marine teleost food fish, Atherinopsis californiensis, of American coastal waters of the North Pacific: family Atherinidae (silversides)
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