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jacknife fish

[from appearance] n. a fish, Equetus lanceolatus: 1968 Jacknife fish ... the high dorsal fin and elongated tail resemble an open jackknife (Böhlke 401). (Inagua, San Sal.)

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Last update: 2011-05-30 00:35
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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