Definition of cutlassfish in English:


Line breaks: cut¦lass|fish
Pronunciation: /ˈkʌtləsfɪʃ/

noun (plural same or cutlassfishes)

  • A long, slender marine fish with sharp teeth and a dorsal fin running the length of the back.
    • Family Trichiuridae: several species, including the Atlantic Trichiurus lepturus (also called snakefish), an important food fish in the tropics
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    • The scabbard fish, variety of the cutlassfish, is the most highly regarded of the cutlassfish family.
    • Atlantic cutlassfish, or ribbonfish as they're more often called in Texas, have no scales.
    • Oh, and I caught a bunch of cutlassfish in the lagoon of Puerto Maya on my fly rod.

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