frostfish


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frostfish

(ˈfrɒstˌfɪʃ)
n
1. (Animals) the tomcod, Microgadus tomcod, found in North American coastal waters in frosty weather
2. (Animals) the ribbonfish, Lepidopus caudatus, found in waters around New Zealand and Southern Australia in frosty weather. Also called: scabbard-fish
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Give any of the old guides or fishermen of the Moose River Chain his choice between a trout and a frostfish and the chances are 9 to 10 that he will choose the frostfish .