n. A North American freshwater fish of the mooneye family, (taxlink Hiodon alosoides species noshow=1), usually eaten smoked.
Goldeyes are a freshwater fish found in Canada and the northern United States. They are one of only two remaining species in the family Hiodontidae the other species being the mooneye or Hiodon tergisus. The scientific name means shad-like (alosoides) toothed hyoid (Hiodon, or mooneye family). It is also called Winnipeg goldeye, western goldeye, yellow herring, toothed herring, shad mooneye, la Queche, weepicheesis, or laquaiche aux yeux d’or in French.
Usage examples of "goldeye".
Niklaren Goldeye came behind her, dapper in a white silk overrobe, white shirt and white trousers.
Everyone but Goldeye left discreetly, watching Jumshida from the corners of their eyes.
By the time Keth could reach the door, Niklaren Goldeye had stepped on to the second-floor gallery.
Keth could reach the door, Niklaren Goldeye had stepped on to the second-floor gallery.
Diefenbaker first learned to fish at the age of eleven when his father took him along to snare some goldeye on the North Saskatchewan.
Niko-Niklaren Goldeye, he was one of our teachers-he said that about lots of things, storms, forest fires, tidal waves.
People had constantly mentioned their surprise that the rootless Niklaren Goldeye had spent four whole years in one place, after only staying a year in others.
Niko Niklaren Goldeye, he was one of our teachers he said that about lots of things, storms, forest fires, tidal waves.
Niklaren Goldeye, the mage who had brought her, Briar, Tris, and their absent housemate, Daja, together.