Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In ichthyology:
- n. Any fish of the family Cryptacanthodidæ (which see). The common wrymouth is Cryptacanthodes maculatus, a spotless variety of which is the ghost-fish, specified as C. inornalus. It is a blennioid of slender eel-like form, normally profusely spotted, found not very commonly on the Atlantic coast of North America.
- n. The electric ray, torpedo, or numb-fish. See cuts under Torpedinidæ and torpedo.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of large, elongated, marine fishes of the genus Cryptacanthodes, especially Cryptacanthodes maculatus of the American coast. A whitish variety is called ghostfish.
- n. eellike Atlantic bottom fish with large almost vertical mouth
- wry + mouth (Wiktionary)
“They also caught some wrymouth and sculpin off Frenchboro last Friday, he said.”
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