2 female salmon that has recently spawned
3 small dark-colored whale of the Atlantic coast of the United States; the largest male acts as pilot or leader for the school [syn: pilot whale, black whale, common blackfish, Globicephala melaena] [also: blackfishes (pl)]
- Any of several species of fish of medium gray to black color
Blackfish may refer to:
- Several kinds of fish:
- Alaska blackfish, Dallia pectoralis.
- Black sea bass, Centropristis striata.
- Sacramento blackfish, Orthodon microlepidotus.
- Tautog, Tautoga onitis.
- Parore, Girella tricuspidata.
- Rudderfish, Centrolophus Niger.
- Galjoen, Dichistius capensis.
- River blackfish, Gadopsis marmoratus, an Australian native freshwater fish.
- Six cetaceans commonly called whales but classified scientifically in the Delphinidae or oceanic dolphin family:
- Chief Blackfish, a Shawnee leader of the 18th century.
- Brynden Tully, A character in George R.R. Martin's A song of Ice and Fire series.
- [Richards, Westfoot, Hudson, Valentine] A rock band from Cornwall, UK, featuring three part vocal harmony.