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spikefish

(ˈspaɪkˌfɪʃ)
n
(Animals) US a large sea fish
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The members of the Triacanthodidae family (order Tetraodontiformes), known as "spikefishes" or "espinazos", are small fishes (rarely exceeding 20cm in length), occurring in the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic and Indo-Pacific seas.