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  • n. A perciform fish in the family Chironemidae, native to coastal Australia and New Zealand.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small California food fish (Heterostichus rostratus), living among kelp. The name is also applied to species of the genus Platyglossus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A blennioid fish, Heterostichus rostratus.
  • n. A labroid fish, Platyglossus semicinctus, with 9 dorsal spines, and of a greenish-brown color with bright reflections. It is common southward along the Lower Californian coast.
  • n. Any fish of the family Ditremidæ, found on the west coast of the United States.
  • n. A name applied to a number of other, unrelated fishes living among the kelp, as rock-fish is applied to those living in rocky places.

Etymologies

kelp +‎ fish (Wiktionary)

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