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The redfish of Australia.
- ‘There are times when the wreckage is obscured by thousands of schooling fish, like nannygai, yellowtail and pike.’
- ‘In Australia redfish has become the official name of the nannygai.’
- ‘Further west there are thousands of small nannygais in between the rocks just off the reef.’
- ‘Reef Fishing: offshore small and large mouth nannygai are prolific in the deeper waters.’
- ‘The deeper water has seen small-mouth and large-mouth nannygai in good numbers and of good quality.’
Late 19th century: from a New South Wales Aboriginal language.
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