Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun (plural same or boarfishes)
Any of a number of deep-bodied fishes with a protruding snout, a small mouth, small toothed scales, and a spiny dorsal fin:
- ● A temperate marine fish occurring around southern Africa, the North Pacific, and Australasia (Pentaceros richardsoni and others in the family Pentacerotidae). ● A marine fish of the NE Atlantic (family Caproidae, in particular Capros aper).
Definition of boarfish in:
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