houndfish definition

  • noun:
    • Tylosurus crocodilus, a sizable gamefish for the family members Belonidae.
    • Any tiny shark of the genus Galeus or Mustelus, which there are several types, once the smooth houndfish (Galeus canis), of Europe and The united states; -- called in addition houndshark, and dogfish.
    • A shark regarding the genus Scylliorhinus and some similar species. See dogfish
    • also known as hound.
    • A species of belonids regarding the genus Tylosurus, for instance the T. jonesi (Bermuda) and T. acus.
    • The bluefish, Pomatomus saltatrix, formerly labeled as blue houndfish in Massachusetts. See cut-under bluefish.
    • The Spanish mackerel, Scomberomorus maculatus, formerly called speckled houndfish in Massachusetts.
    • A name put on fishes regarding the genus Tylosurus, especially to T. raphidoma and T. acus, both of the West Indies.

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