tommy rough

/tɒmi ˈrʌf/ (say tomee 'ruf)

noun (plural tommy rough or tommy roughs)
Especially SA
a small food and sportfish of the family Arripididae, related to the Australian salmon and found mainly in southern and western Australian waters, with serrated scales that feel rough to the touch.
Also, tommy ruff, roughy.
Usage: For variation in the plural inflection, see note at fish1.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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