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Noun: hogfish  'hóg,fish
  1. Large wrasse of western Atlantic; head of male resembles a pig's snout
    - hog snapper, Lachnolaimus maximus
  2. Found from Long Island southward
    - pigfish, Orthopristis chrysopterus

Derived forms: hogfishes

Type of: grunt, wrasse

Part of: genus Orthopristis, Orthopristis

Encyclopedia: Hogfish