cutlassfish


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cut·lass·fish

 (kŭt′ləs-fĭsh′)
n. pl. cutlassfish or cut·lass·fish·es
Any of several marine fishes of the genus Trichiurus and other genera of the family Trichiuridae, having a long, ribbonlike body and sharp teeth.
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Noun1.cutlassfish - long-bodied marine fishes having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp teethcutlassfish - long-bodied marine fishes having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp teeth; closely related to snake mackerel
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
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northern anchovy (Engraulis mordax), Pacific cutlassfish (Trichiurus nitens), shoulderspot (Caelorinchus scaphopsis), and Pacific whiting (Merluccius productus) (Sanchez-Arias, 1992; Bautista-Vega, 2000), whereas at Isla Racito, important prey were Pacific sardine (Sardinops caeruleus), Pacific mackerel (Scomber japonicus), grunt (Haemulopsis spp.
Atlantic cutlassfish Trichiurus lepturus Spiny dogfish Squalus acanthias Shortfin mako Isurus oxyrinchus Margate Haemulon album Grass porgy Calamus arctifrons Atlantic bonito Sarda sarda Swordfish Xiphias gladius Sailors choice Haemulon parra Honeycomb moray Gymnothorax saxicola Hammerhead (genus) shark Sphyrna sp.
Age and growth of cutlassfish, Trichiurus lepturus in Tsushima waters.