jaw-fish

jawfish

[jaw-fish]
noun, plural (especially collectively) jawfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) jawfishes.
any of several large-mouthed fishes of the family Opisthognathidae, common along sandy bottoms of warm seas.

Origin:
jaw1 + fish

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jawfish

noun
small large-mouthed tropical marine fishes common along sandy bottoms; males brood egg balls in their mouths; popular aquarium fishes 
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