- any of several silver and red fishes of the family Priacanthidae, found in the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean and in the West Indies, having a short, flattened body and large eyes.
Origin of bigeye
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Widespread occurrence of the bigeye shiner in this area seems surprising.
There are numerous records of the bigeye shiner from extreme eastern Oklahoma.
- any tropical or subtropical red marine percoid fish of the family Priacanthidae, having very large eyes and rough scales
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