snailfish

(redirected from Snail fish)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

snailfish

(ˈsneɪlˌfɪʃ)
n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Animals) another name for sea snail
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snailfish - small tadpole-shaped cold-water fishes with pelvic fins forming a suckersnailfish - small tadpole-shaped cold-water fishes with pelvic fins forming a sucker; related to lumpfish
scorpaenoid, scorpaenoid fish - fishes having the head armored with bony plates
genus Liparis, Liparis - type genus of the Liparididae: snailfishes