Definition of wormfish in English:


Line breaks: worm|fish
Pronunciation: /ˈwəːmfɪʃ

noun (plural same or wormfishes)

A small elongated or eel-like marine fish of warm shallow waters.
  • Microdesmus and other genera, family Microdesmidae
More example sentences
  • The dartfishes have been taxonomically mobile in recent years and some taxonomists now include them in the wormfish family.
  • I was in a hurry and didn't get close enough to anything to get a decent shot, so the wormfish is about it for today.
  • Since we started our tank in March of 1997, we've had many species of fish - tangs, damsels, blennies, gobies, wormfishes, and clowns to name a few.

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