<zoology> A name applied to several distinct fishes: The garfish (Tylosurus, or Belone, longirostris) and allied species. The saury, a slender fish of the Atlantic coast (Scomberesox saurus). The Tetrapturus albidus, a large oceanic species related to the swordfish; the spearfish. The American fresh water garpike (Lepidosteus osseus).
(01 Mar 1998)
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