Definition of alligator fish in English:

alligator fish

Line breaks: al¦li|ga¦tor fish

noun

A small, slender bottom-dwelling fish of the NW Atlantic, with an armour of bony plates and two curved spines on the snout.
  • Aspidophoroides monopterygius, family Agonidae
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  • He showed me a unique ‘pez lagarto’ or alligator fish that he had caught and prepared for us.
  • I demanded an explanation of this new threat, and she told me everything she knew: alligator fish are bottom feeders with big chompy teeth.
  • The most abundant species in the total catch from all gear types were rock sole, northern sculpin, Pacific halibut, butter sole, Aleutian alligator fish, and fourhorn poacher.

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