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tubesnout

Syllabification: tube·snout
Pronunciation: /ˈt(y)o͞obsnout
 
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Definition of tubesnout in English:

noun

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
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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