a small wrasse, Tautogolabrus adspersus, common in North Atlantic coastal waters of the United States.
- Also called bergall.
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How to use cunner in a sentence
To prove this, she caught up the blue, green, purple cunner and sent it flying toward the cats.Witches Cove | Roy J. Snell
The cunner is here recorded for the urchin with the cane pole.Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others | James Alexander Henshall
For instance, the cunner and sheepshead are expert bait stealers.Favorite Fish and Fishing | James Alexander Henshall
A small sheepshead is a more adroit stealer of bait than the cunner.Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others | James Alexander Henshall
Pearl had caught sight of a great cunner down there among the waving kelp.Witches Cove | Roy J. Snell