noun (plural same or flagfishes)
Any of a number of small fish with prominent or boldly marked fins, in particular:
- ● a colourful freshwater fish with spots and iridescent scales, native to Florida (Jordanella floridae, family Cyprinodontidae). ● a marine fish with a dark-barred tail, of shallow Indo-Pacific waters (Kuhlia taeniurus, family Kuhliidae).
Definition of flagfish in:
- The US English dictionary