hogfish vs pigfish what difference

what is difference between hogfish and pigfish

English

Etymology

hog +‎ fish

Noun

hogfish (plural hogfishes or hogfish)

  1. Lachnolaimus maximus, an edible species of wrasse, found in the Caribbean.
  2. Several of the species of Bodianus.
  3. The pigfish or sailor’s choice, Orthopristis chrysoptera, or other species in genus Orthospristis.
  4. Percina caprodes, an American freshwater fish, the log perch, rockfish, a kind of darter.
  5. A large, red, spiny-headed, European marine fish (Scorpaena scrofa).
  6. A pinfish, Lagodon rhomboides, ranging from Massachusetts to Texas.
  7. A grunt, Haemulon parra.


English

Etymology

pig +‎ fish

Noun

pigfish (plural pigfishes or pigfish)

  1. Any one of several species of salt-water grunts, called also hogfish.
    1. The golden-spot hogfish, Bodianus perditio
    2. The redmouth grunt, Orthopristis chrysoptera
    3. The red pigfish, Bodianus unimaculatus
  2. Any of several other fishes thought to resemble pigs, including
    1. A sculpin, family Cottidae
    2. Fishes in the family Congiopodidae

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