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ˈnid lˌfɪʃneedle·fish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. needlefish, gar, billfishnoun

    elongate European surface-dwelling predacious fishes with long toothed jaws; abundant in coastal waters

  2. pipefish, needlefishnoun

    fish with long tubular snout and slim body covered with bony plates

Wiktionary

  1. needlefishnoun

    Slender fish, in the family Belonidae, usually found in shallow marine habitats.

Wikipedia

  1. Needlefish

    Needlefish (family Belonidae) or long toms are piscivorous fishes primarily associated with very shallow marine habitats or the surface of the open sea. Some genera include species found in marine, brackish, and freshwater environments (e.g., Strongylura), while a few genera are confined to freshwater rivers and streams, including Belonion, Potamorrhaphis, and Xenentodon. Needlefish closely resemble North American freshwater gars (family Lepisosteidae) in being elongated and having long, narrow jaws filled with sharp teeth, and some species of needlefishes are referred to as gars or garfish despite being only distantly related to the true gars. In fact, the name "garfish" was originally used for the needlefish Belone belone in Europe and only later applied to the North American fishes by European settlers during the 18th century.

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  1. needlefish

    Needlefish are slender, long-bodied aquatic creatures belonging to the family Belonidae. They typically have a long, slender, rounded but beak-like mouth filled with sharp teeth. They are carnivorous and found in marine and brackish habitats around the world. Needlefish are known for their unique ability to jump out of the water at high speeds, especially when threatened or in pursuit of prey.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Needlefishnoun

    the European great pipefich (Siphostoma, / Syngnathus, acus); -- called also earl, and tanglefish

  2. Needlefishnoun

    the garfish

Wikidata

  1. Needlefish

    Needlefish are piscivorous fishes primarily associated with very shallow marine habitats or the surface of the open sea. Some genera include species found in marine, brackish, and freshwater environments while a few genera are confined to freshwater rivers and streams, including Belonion, Potamorrhaphis, and Xenentodon. Needlefish closely resemble North American freshwater gars in being elongated and having long, narrow jaws filled with sharp teeth, and some species of needlefish are referred to as gars or garfish despite being only distantly related to the true gars. In fact the name "garfish" was originally used for the needlefish Belone belone in Europe and only later applied to the North American fishes by European settlers during the 18th century.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of needlefish in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of needlefish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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