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 for Bullhead whiting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bullhead \Bull"head`\, n.
     1. (Zool.)
        (a) A fresh-water fish of many species, of the genus
            Uranidea, esp. Uranidea gobio of Europe, and
            Uranidea Richardsoni of the United States; -- called
            also miller's thumb.
        (b) In America, several species of Amiurus; -- called
            also catfish, horned pout, and bullpout.
        (c) A marine fish of the genus Cottus; the sculpin.
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     2. (Zool.)
        (a) The black-bellied plover ({Squatarola helvetica); --
            called also beetlehead.
        (b) The golden plover.
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     3. A stupid fellow; a lubber. [Colloq.] --Jonson.
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     4. (Zool.) A small black water insect. --E. Phillips.
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     Bullhead whiting (Zool.), the kingfish of Florida
        ({Menticirrus alburnus).
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