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Porgy vs. Scup

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Porgynoun

Any of several fish of the family Sparidae; the sea bream.

Scupnoun

A common sparoid food fish, Stenotomus chrysops, of temperate regions of the Atlantic coast of North America; the porgy.

Porgynoun

In particular, the scup (paugie, Stenotomus chrysops).

Scupnoun

A swing.

Porgynoun

The scup.

Scupnoun

A swing.

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Porgynoun

Any one of numerous sparoid food fishes, as the jolthead porgy, the sheepshead porgy (Calamus penna) of the West Indies, the grass porgy (Calamus arctifrons) of Florida, and the red porgy (Pagrus pagrus) of Europe.

Scupnoun

A marine sparoid food fish (Stenotomus chrysops, or S. argyrops), common on the Atlantic coast of the United States. It appears bright silvery when swimming in the daytime, but shows broad blackish transverse bands at night and when dead. Called also porgee, paugy, porgy, scuppaug.

Porgynoun

lean flesh of fish found in warm waters of southern Atlantic coast of the United States

Scupnoun

flesh of fish found in colder waters of northern Atlantic coast of the United States

Porgynoun

important deep-bodied food and sport fish of warm and tropical coastal waters; found worldwide

Scupnoun

lean flesh of fish found in warm waters of southern Atlantic coast of the United States

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Scupnoun

porgy of southern Atlantic coastal waters of North America

Scupnoun

found in Atlantic coastal waters of North America from South Carolina to Maine; esteemed as a panfish

Scup

The scup (Stenotomus chrysops) is a fish which occurs primarily in the Atlantic from Massachusetts to South Carolina. Along with many other fish of the family Sparidae, it is also commonly known as porgy.Scup grow as large as 18 in (450 mm) and weigh 3 to 4 lb (2 kg), but they average 0.5–1.0 lb (0.25–0.50 kg).

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