cutlassfish

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Related to cutlassfishes: Trichiuridae

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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An annotated and illustrated catalog of the snake mackerel, snoeks, escolars, gem fishes, sack fishes, domine, oil fish, cutlassfishes, scabbar fishes, hairtail and frostfishes know to date.
Snake makerels and cutlassfishes of the world (Families Gempylidae and Trichiuridae).