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Definition of needlefish

Needlefish
Needlefish Nee"dle*fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The European great pipefich (Siphostoma, or Syngnathus, acus); -- called also earl, and tanglefish. (b) The garfish.
needlefish
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 needlefish from wikipedia

- Needlefish (family Belonidae) or long toms are piscivorous fishes primarily ****ociated with very shallow marine habitats or the surface of the open sea...
- The flat needlefish (Ablennes hians), the only known member of the genus Ablennes, is a marine fish of the family Belonidae. Flat needlefish are considered...
- The Atlantic needlefish (Strongylura marina) is a common demersal needlefish species common in marinas and other areas with minimal currents. Its extremely...
- and 10 pounds (4.5 kg) in weight. It is also often called the crocodile needlefish. While the houndfish has no spines, its dorsal fin has 21–25 soft rays...
- The keeltail needlefish (Platybelone argalus), sometimes called the keeled needlefish, is a tropical fish of the family Belonidae. It was described by...
- A needlefish is a piscivorous fish usually ****ociated with shallow marine habitats or the surface of the open sea. Needlefish may also refer to: USS Needlefish...
- also known as the garpike or sea needle, is a pelagic, oceanodromous needlefish found in brackish and marine waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean...
- USS Needlefish has been the name of more than one United States Navy ship, and may refer to: USS Needlefish (SS-379), a submarine cancelled in July 1944...
- traded under a variety of common names, including needlefish, silver needlefish, Asian freshwater needlefish, needlenose halfbeak, freshwater gar, needlenose...
- the Cape needlefish (Petalichthys capensis) is a species of needlefish endemic to coastal South Africa. This species grows to a standard length of 35 cm...