toadfish

toadfish
n. any marine fish of the family Batrachoididae, with a large head and wide mouth, making grunting noises by vibrating the walls of its swim-bladder.

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  • toadfish — [tōd′fish΄] n. pl. toadfish or toadfishes (see FISH) any of an order (Batrachoidiformes) of scaleless bony fishes with a broad, froglike head, found in shallows off the Atlantic coast of North America …   English World dictionary

  • Toadfish — Toad fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any marine fish of the genus {Batrachus}, having a large, thick head and a wide mouth, and bearing some resemblance to a toad. The American species ({Batrachus tau}) is very common in shallow water. Called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Toadfish — This article is about the fish; for the fictional television character, see Toadfish Rebecchi. Taxobox name = Toadfishes regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Batrachoidiformes familia = Batrachoididae subdivision… …   Wikipedia

  • toadfish — /tohd fish /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) toadfish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) toadfishes. 1. any of several thick headed, wide mouthed fishes of the family Batrachoididae, as Opsanus tau (oyster toadfish), ranging along the …   Universalium

  • toadfish — Angler An gler, n. 1. One who angles. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A fish ({Lophius piscatorius}), of Europe and America, having a large, broad, and depressed head, with the mouth very large. Peculiar appendages on the head are said to be used to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • toadfish — /ˈtoʊdfɪʃ / (say tohdfish) noun (plural toadfish or toadfishes) 1. in Australia, the toado. 2. → frogfish (def. 1). Usage: For variation in the plural inflection, see note at fish1 …  

  • toadfish — paprastoji erelinė raja statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Myliobatis aquila angl. common eagle ray; mill ray; sea eagle; toadfish; whip ray rus. обыкновенный морской орёл; обыкновенный скат орляк ryšiai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • toadfish — amerikinis builis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Myoxocephalus octodecimspinosus angl. gray sculpin; hackle head; longhorn sculpin; long spined sculpin; toadfish rus. американский керчак; длинношипый …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Toadfish Rebecchi — Personaje de Neighbours Toadie Rebecchi Interpretado por: Ryan Moloney Duración: 1995 presente Perfil Edad: 11 de diciembre de 1979 (31 años) Sobrenombre: Toadie Toadfish …   Wikipedia Español

  • Toadfish Rebecchi — Infobox soap character name = Jarrod Rebecchi series = Neighbours portrayer = Ryan Moloney first = February 8 1995 Episode 2318 last = cause = creator = caption1 = Ryan Moloney as Toadfish Rebecchi nickname = Toadfish Toadie Toad alias = gender …   Wikipedia

  • toadfish-like fishes — varliažuvės statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas būrys atitikmenys: lot. Batrachoidiformes angl. frogfishes; toadfish like fishes rus. батрахообразные; жабообразные рыбы ryšiai: platesnis terminas – kaulinės žuvys siauresnis… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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