National Geographic : 1923 Dec
CQN.G.S. BUTTER-FISH (Poronotus triacanthus) [at top]; SCUP (Stenotomus chrysops) Known as the Dollar-fish in Maine, the Butter-fish in Massachusetts and Norfolk, and the Pumpkin Seed inConnecticut, Poronotus triacanthus arrives and departs with the Mackerel. It has the habit of accompanying, in small groups, the Sun-squall Jellyfishes, but whether fortheshelter oftheSun-squall's disks, or for the diet of soft-bodied invertebrates entangled in the latter's tentacles, is not known. The Scup of New England isthePorgy ofNew York, and the Fair Maid farther south.