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Noun: sandfish  'sand,fish
  1. Either of two small silvery scaleless fishes of the northern Pacific that burrow into sand
  2. Fish of sandy areas of western Pacific and Indian oceans having an angular snout for burrowing into sand
    - beaked salmon, Gonorhynchus gonorhynchus

Derived forms: sandfishes

Type of: malacopterygian, percoid, percoid fish, percoidean, soft-finned fish

Part of: family Trichodontidae, genus Gonorhynchus, Gonorhynchus, Trichodontidae

Encyclopedia: Sandfish