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Patagonian toothfish

Syllabification: Pat·a·go·ni·an tooth·fish
Pronunciation: /ˌpadəˌɡōnēən ˈto͞oTHˌfiSH
 
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Definition of Patagonian toothfish in English:

noun

A demersal food fish of Antarctic waters, marketed as Chilean sea bass and recently overfished.
  • Dissostichus eleginoides, family Nototheniidae
Example sentences
  • CCAMLR requires all vessels hunting for Patagonian toothfish to be fitted with a satellite system.

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