from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various nocturnal fishes of the genus Holocentrus and related genera, of warm marine waters, having large eyes like those of squirrels and a usually brightly colored body.
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- n. Any member of the subfamily Holocentrinae of the family Holocentridae of ray-finned fish.
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- n. very small, brightly colored (especially red) nocturnal fishes of shallow waters or tropical reefs; they make sounds like a squirrel's bark
- n. similar to sea bream; small spiny-finned fish found in bays along the southeastern coast of the United States
squirrel + fish (Wiktionary)