blindfish definition

  • noun:
    • Any of numerous little fishes, including the cavefish, which have standard, nonfunctioning eyes and inhabit the oceans of caverns and underground channels.
    • Any of various seafood, having only standard eyes, that inhabit underground waters
    • a tiny fish (Amblyopsis spelæus) destitute of eyes, found in the waters of Mammoth Cave, in Kentucky. Associated fishes off their caverns make the same title.
    • A cave-fish, one of the Amblyopsidæ, having eyes rudimentary and useless for vision.
    • A myzont of family Myxinidæ, Myxine glutinosa; the hag.
    • Any of the a number of species of fishes which inhabit caves and possess almost rudimentary eyes.
    • some of various tiny fishes, like the cavefish, which have rudimentary, nonfunctioning eyes and inhabit the oceans of caverns and underground streams.
    • Any of numerous fish, having just rudimentary eyes, that inhabit underground seas
    • A small fish (Amblyopsis spelæus) destitute of eyes, found in the waters of the Mammoth Cave, in Kentucky. Related fishes from other caves take the same name.
    • A cave-fish, one of the Amblyopsidæ, having eyes rudimentary and useless for vision.
    • A myzont of the family Myxinidæ, Myxine glutinosa; the hag.
    • some of the a number of types of fishes which inhabit caverns and have more or less rudimentary eyes.

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