- n large dark-colored food fish of the Atlantic coast of North America
- n female salmon that has recently spawned
- n small dark-colored whale of the Atlantic coast of the United States; the largest male acts as pilot or leader for the school
- The palms now grow wild and untended on the riverbanks and in the villages we pass, the people dress in rags, hawk smoked blackfish and bushmeat, and besiege us with requests for .
- Its stomach contained a "400-pound octopus, 1,500 pounds of blackfish, 500 of rock coral.
- Random objects glitter behind glass in the work of Joseph Cornell and Mary Bauermeister; even Louise Nevelson's newest darkling orts of woodwork are kept as purely as blackfish .