Definition of sargassum fish in English:

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sargassum fish

noun

A small toadfish which occurs worldwide, with a bizarre shape and intricate coloration to camouflage it among the floating sargassum weed that it frequents.
  • Histrio histrio, family Antennariidae.
Example sentences
  • The Sargassum fish is a mottled camouflage brown color which allows it to blend into its environment and hunt its prey through ambushing.

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