Definition of triggerfish
: any of various deep-bodied bony fishes (family Balistidae, especially genus Balistes) of warm seas having an anterior dorsal fin with two or three stout erectile spines
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Shipp, however, has seen plenty of triggerfish on his research trips.
The triggerfish, pan-seared with a crust of crab meat, took the gold medal.
Eligible fish in the spearfishing division include barracuda, cobia, grouper, jack crevalle, sheepshead, mangrove snapper, triggerfish and miscellaneous.
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