How to use Butterfish in a sentence
Next in importance were the catches of menhaden, shad, clams, squeteague and alewives; while minor catches were made of crabs, croaker, bluefish, butterfish, catfish, perch and spotted and striped bass.
Catching hermit crabs, watching bright red sticky beadlet anemones catch a passing shrimp, watching the slippery butterfish vanish beneath a rock.
Gobies, blennies, butterfish and 3 spined sticklebacks are common in the rockpools.
Known to eat small gobies, small blennies and small wrasse, but not the Butterfish, Pholis gunnellus.Advertisement