goatfish

noun goat·fish \ ˈgōt-ˌfish \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of goatfish

:any of a family (Mullidae) of medium-sized often brightly colored bony fishes having two long barbels under the chin, and elongate body, and two widely separated dorsal fins — compare red mullet

First Known Use of goatfish

1885


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