Pronunciation: (spād'fish"), [key]
—pl. (esp. collectively) -fish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) -fish•es.
a deep-bodied marine fish of the genus Chaetodipterus, esp. C. faber, of Atlantic coastal waters of North America.
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