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Noun: wolffish  'wûlf,fish
  1. Large ferocious northern deep-sea food fishes with strong teeth and no pelvic fins
    - wolf fish, catfish
     
  2. Large elongate scaleless oceanic fishes with sharp teeth and a long dorsal fin that resembles a sail
    - lancetfish, lancet fish

Derived forms: wolffishes, wolf fish

Type of: blennioid, blennioid fish, malacopterygian, soft-finned fish

Part of: Alepisaurus, Anarhichas, genus Alepisaurus, genus Anarhichas

Encyclopedia: Wolffish