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jackknife-fish

[jak-nahyf-fish] /ˈdʒækˌnaɪfˌfɪʃ/
noun, plural jackknife-fishes (especially collectively) jackknife-fish. Ichthyology
1.
a black and white, American drum, Equetus lanceolatus, found in tropical areas of the Atlantic Ocean, having an elongated dorsal fin that is held erect.
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