Definition of tonguefish in English:
noun (plural same or tonguefishes)
A small teardrop-shaped flatfish of warm seas, which is an important food fish in some areas.
- Currently, the tonguefish is being analysed and classified at the Smithsonian.
- In each late August during the experiment years, a pair of 135 hp trawlers was used to catch adult tonguefish in the central and western parts of the Laizhou Bay, the Bohai Sea.
- These particular tonguefish seem to specialize in living right at the openings of the underwater volcanoes in places most fish would, and do, die.
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