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Noun: squirrelfish
  1. Similar to sea bream; small spiny-finned fish found in bays along the southeastern coast of the United States
    - pinfish, sailor's-choice, Lagodon rhomboides
  2. Very small, brightly coloured (especially red) nocturnal fishes of shallow waters or tropical reefs; they make sounds like a squirrel's bark

Derived forms: squirrelfishes

Type of: acanthopterygian, sparid, sparid fish, spiny-finned fish

Part of: family Holocentridae, genus Lagodon, Holocentridae, Lagodon

Encyclopedia: Squirrelfish