Pronunciation: (al'i-gā"tur-fish"), [key]
—pl. (esp. collectively) -fish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) -fish•es.
1. a slender marine fish, Aspidophoroides monopterygius, of Atlantic seas, having overlapping plates covering the body.
2. any of several related fishes of the family Agonidae.
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