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goosefish

[goos-fish] /ˈgusˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural (especially collectively) goosefish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) goosefishes.
1.
angler (def 3).
Origin of goosefish
1800-1810
1800-10, Americanism; goose + fish
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  • goosefish is not only harvested for its flesh, but also for its liver.
  • Voyage to the seafloor to see a goosefish waving its lure and redfish congregating at another wreck site.
British Dictionary definitions for goosefish

goosefish

/ˈɡuːsˌfɪʃ/
noun (pl) -fish, -fishes
1.
(US) another name for monkfish (sense 1)
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