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sea snail

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(Animals) any small spiny-finned fish of the family Liparidae, esp Liparis liparis, of cold seas, having a soft scaleless tadpole-shaped body with the pelvic fins fused into a sucker. Also called: snailfish
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Noun1.sea snail - small tadpole-shaped cold-water fishes with pelvic fins forming a suckersea snail - 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
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