cutlass fish


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Related to cutlass fish: Trichiuridae

cutlass fish

n
(Animals) US another name for hairtail
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The most prevalent by-catch species were pogi (Brevoortia patronus), cutlass fish (Assurger anzac), white trout (Paralichtys albigutta), Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus), croaker (Micropognias undulates), spot (Cynoscion arenarius), and mantis shrimp (Leiostomus xanthurus).
It was here, too, that I saw one of the "monsters of the deep" - the famous local delicacy esparda, the cutlass fish, a terrible black creature.