sargassumfish

sargassumfish

[sahr-gas-uhm-fish]
noun, plural sargassumfishes (especially collectively) sargassumfish.
an olive-brown and black frogfish, Histrio histrio, inhabiting tropical Atlantic and western Pacific seas among floating sargassum weed.
Also called mousefish.


Origin:
1900–05; sargassum + fish

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