boarfish definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a few marine fishes of the genus Antigonia, having a deep, flattened body, a projecting snout, and vivid red coloring.
    • any one of a few not related seafood, of this genera Capros or Antigonia which have a projecting snout
    • A Mediterranean seafood (Capros aper), of the household Caproidæ; -- so-called from the similarity associated with extensive mouth to a hog's snout.
    • An Australian percoid fish (Histiopterus recurvirostris), respected as a food seafood.
    • A name applied to various dissimilar fishes that have a projecting snout.
    • fish with huge eyes and long snouts
    • fish with a projecting snout

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