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n. pl. groundfish or ground·fish·es
A bottom-dwelling fish, especially a commercially valuable marine species such as flounder or cod.
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(Animals) a fish that lives close to the bottom of the sea
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|Noun||1.||groundfish - fish that live on the sea bottom (particularly the commercially important gadoid fish like cod and haddock, or flatfish like flounder)|
food fish - any fish used for food by human beings
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