inshore lizardfish
lizardfish lizardfish, lizard fish lizard fish . (Zo["o]l.) Any of several mostly tropical marine scopeloid fish of the family {Synodontidae} having large mouths in lizardlike heads, especially the {inshore lizardfish} ({Synodus foetens} syn. {Synodus poeyi}) of Mideastern and Southern United States and West Indies; -- sometimes called {sand pike}.

Note: A freshwater perch, the sauger, a different fish, is also called the sand pike.

Syn: snakefish. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Inshore lizardfish — Taxobox name = Inshore Lizardfish image width = 240px image caption = Synodus foetens regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Aulopiformes familia = Synodontidae genus = Synodus species = S. foetens binomial = Synodus… …   Wikipedia

  • inshore lizardfish — muilinoji driežagalvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Synodus foetens angl. inshore lizardfish; soapfish rus. обыкновенный лагарт; обыкновенный ящероголов ryšiai: platesnis terminas – ilgasnukės… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • lizardfish — lizardfish, lizard fish lizard fish . (Zo[ o]l.) Any of several mostly tropical marine scopeloid fish of the family {Synodontidae} having large mouths in lizardlike heads, especially the {inshore lizardfish} ({Synodus foetens} syn. {Synodus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lizard fish — lizardfish lizardfish, lizard fish lizard fish . (Zo[ o]l.) Any of several mostly tropical marine scopeloid fish of the family {Synodontidae} having large mouths in lizardlike heads, especially the {inshore lizardfish} ({Synodus foetens} syn.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sand pike — lizardfish lizardfish, lizard fish lizard fish . (Zo[ o]l.) Any of several mostly tropical marine scopeloid fish of the family {Synodontidae} having large mouths in lizardlike heads, especially the {inshore lizardfish} ({Synodus foetens} syn.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Synodus foetens — lizardfish lizardfish, lizard fish lizard fish . (Zo[ o]l.) Any of several mostly tropical marine scopeloid fish of the family {Synodontidae} having large mouths in lizardlike heads, especially the {inshore lizardfish} ({Synodus foetens} syn.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Synodus poeyi — lizardfish lizardfish, lizard fish lizard fish . (Zo[ o]l.) Any of several mostly tropical marine scopeloid fish of the family {Synodontidae} having large mouths in lizardlike heads, especially the {inshore lizardfish} ({Synodus foetens} syn.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Synodontidae — Taxobox name = Lizardfishes image width = 240px image caption = Deepsea lizardfish, Bathysaurus ferox . From plate 18 of Oceanic Ichthyology by George Brown Goode and Tarleton Hoffman Bean, published 1896. regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata… …   Wikipedia

  • Synodus — Taxobox name = Synodus fossil range = Early Miocene to Present [cite journal last = Sepkoski first = Jack authorlink = coauthors = title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera journal = Bulletins of American Paleontology volume = 364 issue …   Wikipedia

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