houndfish


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houndfish

(ˈhaʊndˌfɪʃ)
n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Animals) a name given to various small sharks or dogfish. See also nursehound
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The one fish that kept you on your toes was houndfish, as they would strike so furiously that until you hooked it the idea was another great fish.
Tylosurus crocodilus (Peron & Lesueur 1821), Houndfish.
Interviews indicated that needlefish species commonly landed were flat needlefish, Ablennes hians; agujon, Tylosurus acus; and houndfish, T.
Needlefishes (flat needlefish, Ablennes hians; keeltail needlefish, Platybelone argalus; agujon, Tylosurus acus; and houndfish, T.
King and Spanish mackerel, and large ceros are some of the consistent visitors, along with barracudas, jacks, houndfish, and a variety of sharks.
Unidentified needlefish 20 Tylosurus crocodilus Houndfish Holocentridae, Squirrelfishes 21 Holocentrus adscensionis Squirrelfish 22 Holocentrus spp.
We knew they were there and caught bonefish every morning from 14 to 20 1/2 inches, also hooking houndfish, horseye jacks, snappers and frequent lookdowns.
Cubans don't have the ballyhoo, so they rig up a houndfish minus head and tail, which they troll backward.