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Noun: snailfish  'sneyl,fish
  1. Small tadpole-shaped cold-water fishes with pelvic fins forming a sucker; related to lumpfish
    - seasnail, sea snail, Liparis liparis

Derived forms: snailfishes

Type of: scorpaenoid, scorpaenoid fish

Part of: genus Liparis, Liparis

Encyclopedia: Snailfish