lizard fish

lizardfish

[liz-erd-fish]
noun, plural (especially collectively) lizardfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) lizardfishes.
any of several large-mouthed fishes of the family Synodontidae, having a lizardlike head.

Origin:
1745–55; lizard + fish

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lizard fish
 
n
any small teleost fish of the family Synodontidae, having a slender body and a lizard-like head and living at the bottom of warm seas

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