Definition of tubesnout in English:


Syllabification: tube·snout
Pronunciation: /ˈt(y)o͞obˌsnout


  • A small inshore fish with a very elongated snout, head, and body, living along the Pacific coast of North America.
    • Aulorynchus flavidus, the only member of the family Aulorhynchidae
    More example sentences
    • Several female tubesnouts may lay their eggs in a nest which is guarded by a single male.
    • We observed reproductive behaviour of tubesnout in the natural environment in both bays.
    • Large schools of tubesnouts reside within the eelgrass beds.

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