(Science: zoology) A large oceanic fish (Lampris quttatus), inhabiting the atlantic ocean. It is remarkable for its brilliant colours, which are red, green, and blue, with tints of purple and gold, covered with round silvery spots.

Synonym: king of the herrings.

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