Third-person singular simple present indicative form of maculate.(verb)
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Use "maculates" in a sentence
"Sixteen species of New Zealand's native freshwater fish have been recorded in the region including the threatened giant kokopu (Galaxias argenteus), short-jawed kokopu (G. postvectis), and the inanga (G. maculates) whose young are considered a culinary delicacy."
"Only one frog is a strict endemic (Breviceps sylvestris), and a further five (Leptopelis xenodactylus, Breviceps maculates, Breviceps verrucosus, Cacosternum poyntoni and Rana dracomontana) are found almost exclusively in this ecoregion (Passmore and Carruthers 1995)."
"Trumpetfish (Aulostomus maculates) are classic stalking predators found on coral reefs."