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Noun: driftfish  'drift,fish
  1. Larger butterfishes of the western Atlantic from the New York area to the northern Gulf of Mexico
  2. Small (6 inches) tropical butterfishes found worldwide

Derived forms: driftfishes

Type of: butterfish, stromateid, stromateid fish

Part of: Ariomma, genus Ariomma, genus Psenes, Psenes

Encyclopedia: Driftfish