freshwater bream

Definitions of freshwater bream
  1. noun
    any of various usually edible freshwater percoid fishes having compressed bodies and shiny scales; especially (but not exclusively) of the genus Lepomis
    synonyms: bream
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    types:
    Abramis brama, European bream
    European freshwater fish having a flattened body and silvery scales; of little value as food
    Lepomis macrochirus, bluegill
    important edible sunfish of eastern and central United States
    Lepomis punctatus, spotted sunfish, stumpknocker
    inhabits streams from South Carolina to Florida; esteemed panfish
    type of:
    centrarchid, sunfish
    small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes of North America usually having a laterally compressed body and metallic luster: crappies; black bass; bluegills; pumpkinseed
  2. noun
    flesh of various freshwater fishes of North America or of Europe
    synonyms: bream
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    type of:
    freshwater fish
    flesh of fish from fresh water used as food
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