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Noun1.shrimpfish - slender tropical shallow-water East Indian fish covered with transparent plates
teleost, teleost fish, teleostan - a bony fish of the subclass Teleostei
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The shrimpfish do most of their swimming horizontally in their vertical stance, sliding along the sand like pens in invisible hands.
A tank of shrimpfish caught his eye at a public aquarium in Eilat, Israel, near where he was on sabbatical in 2014.
But a shrimpfish cross section looks more like a slice of an airplane wing.