handfish
handfish hand"fish` (h[a^]nd"f[i^]sh`), n. (Zo["o]l.) The frogfish. [1913 Webster]

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  • Handfish — Taxobox name = Handfishes fossil range = | fossil range = fossilrange|55|0 Eocene to Present [cite journal last = Sepkoski first = Jack authorlink = coauthors = title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera journal = Bulletins of American… …   Wikipedia

  • handfish — /ˈhændfɪʃ/ (say handfish) noun (plural handfish or handfishes) an anglerfish of the family Brachionichthyidae, which is characterised by its habit of moving across the sea floor using modified pectoral fins rather than swimming. Usage: For… …   Australian English dictionary

  • handfish — noun anglerfishes of the Brachionichthys genus and the Brachionichthyidae family, which can walk on the sea floor using their pectoral fins …   Wiktionary

  • handfish — I. ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: hand (I) + fish (n.); from the pectoral fins that resemble hands : a fish of the family Brachionichthyidae II. ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ intransitive verb …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spotted handfish — Taxobox name = Spotted handfish status = CR status system = iucn2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Lophiiformes familia = Brachionichthyidae genus = Brachionichthys species = B. hirsutus binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • Starry handfish — Taxobox name = Starry handfish regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Lophiiformes familia = Ogcocephalidae genus = Halieutaea species = H. stellata binomial = Halieutaea stellata binomial authority = (Vahl, 1797)The… …   Wikipedia

  • spotted handfish — /spɒtəd ˈhændfɪʃ/ (say spotuhd handfish) noun (plural spotted handfish or spotted handfishes) a fish, pale brown with an individual pattern of darker spots, which lives on the seabed in the cool sheltered waters of south eastern Tasmania; can… …   Australian English dictionary

  • starry handfish — raudonoji apvalioji kastuvžuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Halieutaea stellata angl. red batfish; red rattlefish; starry handfish; stellate handfish rus. красная рыба лопата; красный дисковый… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • stellate handfish — raudonoji apvalioji kastuvžuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Halieutaea stellata angl. red batfish; red rattlefish; starry handfish; stellate handfish rus. красная рыба лопата; красный дисковый… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • lesser handfish — indinis jūrų kastuvėlis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Halieutopsis microps angl. lesser handfish rus. индоокеанский лопаточник; малый лопаточник ryšiai: platesnis terminas – jūrų kastuvėliai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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