Definition of scabbardfish in English:

scabbardfish

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noun (plural same or scabbardfishes)

An elongated marine fish with heavy jaws and large teeth, which occurs mostly in the deeper waters of warm seas.
  • Several genera and species in the family Trichiuridae, including the edible silvery-white Lepidopus caudatus
More example sentences
  • Positive conservation measures, however, will be presented to the council to limit catches of deepwater species such as the orange roughy, black scabbardfish and forkbeard off the continental shelf to the West of Scotland.

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