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Definition of Garfish

Garfish
Garfish Gar"fish`, n. [See Gar, n.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A European marine fish (Belone vulgaris); -- called also gar, gerrick, greenback, greenbone, gorebill, hornfish, longnose, mackerel guide, sea needle, and sea pike. (b) One of several species of similar fishes of the genus Tylosurus, of which one species (T. marinus) is common on the Atlantic coast. T. Caribb[ae]us, a very large species, and T. crassus, are more southern; -- called also needlefish. Many of the common names of the European garfish are also applied to the American species.

Meaning of Garfish from wikipedia

- The garfish (Belone belone), also known as the garpike or sea needle, is a pelagic, oceanodromous needlefish found in brackish and marine waters of the...
- Hyporhamphus ihi, the garfish or piper, is a halfbeak found all around New Zealand in shallow ins**** waters. The garfish is an unusual looking fish with...
- garfish". Fish Base. Retrieved 28 May 2013. "Hyporhamphus neglectissimus Australian neglected halfbeak (Also: Black-tipped garfish; Gaimard's garfish;...
- Xenentodon cancila, the freshwater garfish, is a species of needlefish found in freshwater and brackish habitats in South and Southeast Asia. As a reasonably...
- Buffon's river garfish (Zenarchopterus buffonis) is a species of fish in the family Hemiramphidae. Buffon's river garfish is found at the surface levels...
- originally named Garfish, the only ship of the United States Navy named for the gar, a po****r target for recreational anglers. Garfish was laid down by...
- Robert's river garfish (Zenarchopterus robertsi) is a species of viviparous halfbeak endemic to Papua New Guinea where it is only known from the area...
- Allen's river garfish (Zenarchopterus alleni) is a species of viviparous halfbeak endemic to West Papua in Indonesia. The Allen's river garfish was discovered...
- needlefishes are referred to as gars or garfish despite being only distantly related to the true gars. In fact, the name "garfish" was originally used for the needlefish...
- The short-beaked garfish (Belone svetovidovi) is an uncommon species of needlefish in marine waters of the eastern Atlantic Ocean. This pelagic needlefish...