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Bluefish - Blue, chopper, fatback, skipjack, greenfish, Hatteras blue, taylor and slammer. Small bluefish are often called “snappers.”..
Carp - German carp, Chinese carp and mirror carp...
Char - Arctic char or Arctic charr, alpine trout, salmon trout...
Cod - Scrod or schrod (market names used interchangeably for young cod, haddock, and sometimes pollock), tomcod, true cod (Pacific), arctic cod, Greenland cod, Alaska cod...
Flounder/Plaice - The flounder family is made up of many species of fish. In the United States, East Coast varieties include gray sole (also called witch flounder), winter flounder (also called blackback), American plaice (also called dab or sand dab), yellowtail flounder (also called dab or rusty flounder), summer flounder (also called fluke), and southern flounder. West Coast varieties include petrale sole, sand sole, English sole, Rex sole, Pacific sand dab, Dover sole (not to be confused with the English fish of the same name), and California flounder. True Dover sole comes from England, and sand sole from France...
Haddock - Scrod or schrod (a market name used interchangeably for young haddock, cod, and sometimes pollock) finnan haddie (smoked haddock)...
Halibut - Atlantic, Pacific, Greenland, California, and black halibut. "Chicken halibut" denotes a young, small variety of this fish...
Herring - Sardines (young herring), common herring, Atlantic herring, Pacific herring, Baltic herring, California herring, whitebait (young herring)...
Mackerel - Common or Atlantic mackerel, Spanish mackerel, Japanese mackerel, Norwegian mackerel, tinker mackerel, Pacific or Indo-Pacific mackerel, slimey or blue mackerel, king mackerel, kingfish (king fish), sear fish...
Mahi-Mahi - Dorado, Dolphinfish (not to be confused with its namesake, the marine mammal dolphin)..
Monkfish - Goosefish, large-headed anglerfish, lotte (French), angler, angler fish, bellyfish, frogfish, sea devil, allmouth. Monkfish is generally called the Poor Man's Lobster for its delicate taste and velvety texture...
Orange Roughy - Deepsea perch; hoplostete orange; red roughy; rosy soldierfish; deep sea perch; slimehead fish; beryx de nouvelle-zelande, hoplostete orange (French); granatbarsch, kaiserbarsch (German); pesce arancio (Italian); reloj anaranjado (Spanish); orenjiraffi (Japanese)...
Pike - Great Northern pike, common pike, jack, jackfish, chain pickerel, snake, gator...
Pollock - Pollack, saithe, coalfish, coley, Boston bluefish, big-eyed fish, Pacific tomcod, Atlantic pollock, Pacific pollock or Alaska pollock...
Salmon - Atlantic salmon, Pacific salmon, Chinook or king salmon, coho or silver salmon, sockeye, red or blueback salmon, pink or humpback salmon, chum or dog salmon...
Sea Bass - Black sea bass, white sea bass, giant sea bass, blackfish, rock bass, seabass, Mediterranean seabass, European seabass, robalo, lubina, spigola, branzino, branzini, bronzino, or bronzini...
Sole - Flatfish, common sole, dover sole, lemon or English sole, black sole, white sole, flounder, halibut, fluke, dab, sand dab, turbot, brill, plaice (all of these are members of the flatfish family)...
Striped Bass - Striper, rockfish, greenhead, squidhound, linesider, and roller...
Tilapia - Bream, mouthbrooder, St. Peter's fish, Nile perch, Hawaiian sun fish, mudfish, ngege (Africa), Mozambique tilapia, blue tilapia, wami tilapia...
Trout - Freshwater species include rainbow, lake, mountain, brook or speckled, Apache, golden, cutthroat, brown, and steelhead or salmon trout. Saltwater species include gray, silver, coral (Leopard fish) and spotted or white trout...
Tuna - Albacore, bluefin tuna, blackfin tuna, yellowfin tuna (or ahi), skipjack tuna (or aku), bonito, bigeye tuna, tunny...
Turbot - Greenland turbot, greenland halibut, turbotin (small turbot)...
Whitefish - White fish, demersal fish, Mountain whitefish, common whitefish, Sault whitefish, eastern whitefish, Great Lakes whitefish, inland whitefish, and gizzard fish. Whitefish is a fisheries term referring to several species of oceanic deep water finfish, particularly cod, whiting, and haddock, but also hake, pollock or others...
   
   

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