razor fish

noun

Definition of razor fish

1a : any of several small wrasses (genus Xyrichthys) especially : a fish (X. psittacus) marked with bright red and blue and found especially in the Mediterranean and West Indies
b southern Africa : a common heavily armored shrimpfish (Aeoliscus punctulatus) that is found in the Indian ocean

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“Razor fish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/razor%20fish. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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