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 for black buffalofish
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  buffalofish \buffalofish\, buffalo fish \buffalo fish\n. (Zool.)
     1. any of several large carplike North American fish.
        [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. (Zool.) Any of several large fresh-water fishes of the
        family Catostomid[ae] (also called suckers see [a
  
        href="http:]/www.state.ia.us/dnr/organiza/fwb/fish/iafish/sucker/sucker.htm">Sucker
        family), of the Mississippi valley. The red-mouthed or
        brown ({Ictiobus bubalus), the big-mouthed buffalofish
        ({Ictiobus cyrinellus, formerly called Bubalichthys
        urus), the black buffalofish ({Ictiobus niger}), and
        small-mouthed+buffalofish+({Ictiobus+bubalus">the small-mouthed buffalofish ({Ictiobus bubalus,
        formerly called Bubalichthys altus), are among the more
        important species used as food.
        [PJC]

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