sargassum fish

sargassum fish
noun
small fantastically formed and colored fishes found among masses of sargassum
Hypernyms: ↑spiny-finned fish, ↑acanthopterygian
Member Holonyms: ↑Antennariidae, ↑family Antennariidae

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