noun, plural (especially collectively) jew·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) jew·fish·es.
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Another jewfish, a tropical species (Promicrops itaiara), growing even larger than the one named, is also found in Florida waters.
Huge fishes like the tarpon, jewfish or tuna are sooner brought to gaff by "pumping," as it is called.
With his stout tools and tackle he enjoys the phenomenal leaps of the tarpon, or the leviathan struggles of the jewfish.
The jewfish he remembered had been calculated to tip the scales at two hundred and thirty pounds.Motor Boat Boys Among the Florida Keys|Louis Arundel
The Philippine giant sea-bass, or jewfish, belongs to the same family as does the California species.The Philippines Past and Present (Volume 2 of 2)|Dean Conant Worcester