dealfish definition

  • noun:
    • An Atlantic ribbonfish (Trachipterus arcticus) having a compressed, tapering, silvery body that may attain a length of 2.6 yards (8 1/2 legs).
    • A deep-sea ribbonfish, Trachipterus arcticus, from north Atlantic
    • an extended, thin fish of the arctic seas (Trachypterus arcticus).
    • An English title of Trachypterus arcticus, a fish of the family members Trachypterid√¶, from similarity of their dead human anatomy to a deal. Its found sporadically on coasts of Orkney and Shetland.
    • deep-sea ribbonfish

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