Meaning of MOONFISH in English

ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun

( plural moonfish or moonfishes )

: any of a number of compressed often short deep-bodied silvery or yellowish marine fishes: as

a. : lookdown fish ; also : any of several closely related fishes (genus Vomer ) widely distributed in warm parts of the Atlantic

b. : opah

c. : a spadefish ( Chaetodipterus faber )

d. : an ocean sunfish ( Mola mola )

e. : platy

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