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Blanquillo



A large fish, similar to a tilefish, found in the waters off Florida and the West Indies.

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The name Blanquillo was assigned to SS-323, but the submarine was renamed Caiman (q.v.) on 24 September 1942, before her keel was laid.

Robert J. Cressman


12 January 2006