convict fish


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Noun1.convict fish - greenling with whitish body marked with black bandsconvict fish - greenling with whitish body marked with black bands
greenling - food fish of the northern Pacific
genus Oxylebius, Oxylebius - a genus of Hexagrammidae
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They aren't called thief-fish, criminal fish or convict fish for nothing.
Moltzer) was waiting for the emergence of a Pholidichthys swarm from its burrow and caught on film a shrimp, Periclimenes tenuipes, which apparently was also waiting for the juveniles to emerge, catch and eat a juvenile convict fish.
Eugenie Clark and her current research on the rare convict fish of the South Pacific with "Food Among the Flowers.