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liz·ard·fish

 (lĭz′ərd-fĭsh′)
n. pl. lizardfish or liz·ard·fish·es
Any of various bottom-dwelling, large-mouthed fishes of the family Synodontidae of warm seas, having a lizardlike head.
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Noun1.lizardfish - tropical fishes with large mouths in lizard-like heads; found worldwide
malacopterygian, soft-finned fish - any fish of the superorder Malacopterygii
family Synodontidae, Synodontidae - soft-finned bottom-dwelling fishes
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Lizardfishes belonging to the family Synodontidae and comprise of 4 genera and 57 species in the world (Nelson, 2006).
Fishery of lizardfishes off Cochin with a note on the biology of S.
A recent important paper on lizardfishes of the genus Synodus (Frable et al.
Unidentified herring Synodontidae, Lizardfishes 15 Synodus spp.
Other lizardfishes also move significant (10s to 100s of km) distances (Sweatman, 1984; Golani, 1993).