ghostfish
Wrymouth Wry"mouth`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of large, elongated, marine fishes of the genus {Cryptacanthodes}, especially {Cryptacanthodes maculatus} of the American coast. A whitish variety is called {ghostfish}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Ghostfish — Ghost fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A pale unspotted variety of the wrymouth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ghostfish — /gohst fish /, n., pl. ghostfishes, (esp. collectively) ghostfish. wrymouth. [GHOST + FISH] * * * …   Universalium

  • ghostfish — dėmėtoji kreivažiotė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Cryptacanthodes maculatus angl. bastard cusk; congo eel; ghostfish; wrymouth rus. пятнистый криворот ryšiai: platesnis terminas – dėmėtosios… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • ghostfish — noun eellike Atlantic bottom fish with large almost vertical mouth • Syn: ↑wrymouth, ↑Cryptacanthodes maculatus • Hypernyms: ↑blennioid fish, ↑blennioid • Member Holonyms: ↑Cryptacanthodes, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wrymouth — noun eellike Atlantic bottom fish with large almost vertical mouth • Syn: ↑ghostfish, ↑Cryptacanthodes maculatus • Hypernyms: ↑blennioid fish, ↑blennioid • Member Holonyms: ↑Cryptacanthodes, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cryptacanthodes maculatus — Wrymouth Wry mouth , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of large, elongated, marine fishes of the genus {Cryptacanthodes}, especially {Cryptacanthodes maculatus} of the American coast. A whitish variety is called {ghostfish}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wrymouth — Wry mouth , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of large, elongated, marine fishes of the genus {Cryptacanthodes}, especially {Cryptacanthodes maculatus} of the American coast. A whitish variety is called {ghostfish}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wrymouth — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • wrymouth — /ruy mowth /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) wrymouth, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) wrymouths / mowdhz /. 1. any blennioid fish of the family Stichaeidae, having a large, upturned mouth, esp. Cryptacanthodes maculatus, a bottom… …   Universalium

  • Cryptacanthodes maculatus — dėmėtoji kreivažiotė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Cryptacanthodes maculatus angl. bastard cusk; congo eel; ghostfish; wrymouth rus. пятнистый криворот ryšiai: platesnis terminas – dėmėtosios… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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