Definition of boarfish in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbɔːfɪʃ/

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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).

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