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snoek

 (sno͞ok)
n. pl. snoek or snoeks
A long thin marine food fish (Thyrsites atun) of the family Gempylidae, widely distributed in the Southern Hemisphere.

[Afrikaans, from Middle Dutch snoec, northern pike.]

snoek

(snʊk)
n
(Animals) a South African edible marine fish, Thyrsites atun
[Afrikaans, from Dutch snoek pike]
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Noun1.snoek - a large marine food fish common on the coasts of Australia, New Zealand, and southern Africa
food fish - any fish used for food by human beings
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WINEMILLER, K.O., MCINTYRE, P.B., CASTELLO, L., FLUET-CHOUINARD, E., GIARRIZZO, T., NAM, S., BAIRD, I.G., DARWALL, W., LUJAN, N.K., HARRISON, I., STIASSNY, M.L.J., SILVANO, R.A.M., FITZGERALD, D.B., PELICICE, F.M., AGOSTINHO, A.A., GOMES, L.C., ALBERT, J.S., BARAN, E., PETRERE, M., ZARFL, C., MULLIGAN, M., SULLIVAN, J.P, ARANTES, C.C., SOUSA, L.M., KONING, A.A., HOEINGHAUS, D.J., SABAJ, M., LUNDBERG, J.G., ARMBRUSTER, J., THIEME, M.L., PETRY, P, ZUANON, J., VILARA, G.T., SNOEKS, J., OU, C., RAINBOTH, W., PAVANELLI, C.S., AKAMA, A., SOESBERGEN, A.
An annotated and illustrated catalog of the snake mackerel, snoeks, escolars, gem fishes, sack fishes, domine, oil fish, cutlassfishes, scabbar fishes, hairtail and frostfishes know to date.
Snoeks L, Weber CR, Wasland K, Turner JR, Vainder C, Qi W, et al.
[8.] Snoeks J, De Vos L and D Thys van Den Audenaerde The Ichtyogeography of Lake Kivu.