opah opah

Definition(s):

  • (n) large elliptical brightly colored deep-sea fish of Atlantic and Pacific and Mediterranean

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Usage(s):

  • I was going to get the opah from Fiji, but then I spotted the Chilean sea bass from South Georgia island, southeast of Argentinamore than 7,000 miles of travel just to get eaten .

News

  1. UH scientists determine sunlight affects mercury consumed by fish

    Some fish contain more mercury than others and UH researchers were part of team that recently discovered why. The scientists found that sunlight determines the amount of mercury fish consume. This is backed by previous research that fish that feed at deeper depths, like opah and swordfish, have higher levels of mercury than ones closer to the surface, like mahimahi and yellowfin tuna. "That ...
    on August 27, 2013     Source: KITV Honolulu

  2. NOAA SCIENCE CENTER INCLUDES LABS, OFFICES

    A leopard shark glided through an aquarium tank, a moon-shaped Opah fish awaited dissection and a cavernous tank was prepped to test underwater gear Monday — when the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration held a tour of its new science center in La Jolla.
    on August 27, 2013     Source: U-T San Diego

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