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A deep-bodied grayish fish that typically occurs in small groups in warm waters of the western Atlantic.
- ‘Margates at Fernando de Noronha play a shadow game with divers’
- ‘In the W. Atlantic, the largest grunt is Haemulon album, the margate, greyish in general colour and an important food fish.’
- ‘The wrecks are home to a wide variety of corals and marine life including angelfish, barracudas, margates, sharks, snappers and turtles.’
Mid 18th century: of unknown origin.
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