Snipefish
Snipefish Snipe"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The bellows fish. (b) A long, slender deep-sea fish ({Nemichthys scolopaceus}) with a slender beak. [1913 Webster]

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  • snipefish — /snuyp fish /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) snipefish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) snipefishes. any of several fishes of the family Macrorhamphosidae, of tropical and temperate seas, having a long, tubular snout and a… …   Universalium

  • snipefish — noun small bottom dwelling fish of warm seas having a compressed body and a long snout with a toothless mouth • Syn: ↑bellows fish • Hypernyms: ↑teleost fish, ↑teleost, ↑teleostan • Member Holonyms: ↑Macrorhamphosidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • snipefish — noun Either of the two species of fish of the Macroramphosus genus …   Wiktionary

  • snipefish — noun (plural same or snipefishes) a marine fish that has a long, slender snout with the mouth at the tip. [Family Macrorhamphosidae.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • Slender snipefish — Taxobox name = Slender snipefish image caption = Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Syngnathiformes familia = Centriscidae subfamilia = Macroramphosinae genus = Macroramphosus species = M …   Wikipedia

  • Longspine snipefish — Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • longspine snipefish — noun A moderately elongate species of snipefish with a tubular snout equal to about a quarter of the total body length, scientific name Macroramphosus scolopax. Syn: bellowfish, slender snipefish, snipefish, trumpet fish, trumpetfish …   Wiktionary

  • long-spined snipefish — paprastoji trimitžuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Macrorhamphosus scolopax angl. bellowfish; egret piper; long spined snipefish; slender snipefish; trumpet fish rus. бекас рыба; обыкновенный… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • slender snipefish — paprastoji trimitžuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Macrorhamphosus scolopax angl. bellowfish; egret piper; long spined snipefish; slender snipefish; trumpet fish rus. бекас рыба; обыкновенный… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • oblique-striped snipefish — dryžoji trimitžuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Centriscops obliquus angl. oblique striped snipefish; red banded bellowfish rus. косой центрископс ryšiai: platesnis terminas – dryžosios trimitžuvės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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