Pronunciation: (ôr'fish", ōr'-), [key]
—pl. (esp. collectively) -fish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) -fish•es.
any long, ribbon-shaped, silvery fish of the genus Regalecus, of deep tropical waters, having a red dorsal fin along the spine that rises to a crest, and reaching a length of 30 ft. (9 m). Also called ribbonfish.
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