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Definition 1: tropical marine fishes having the teeth fused into a beak and thick skin covered with bony plates or spines - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for plectognath fish in the sense of this definition

(plectognath fish is a kind of ...) a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays

(... is a kind of plectognath fish ) any of numerous compressed deep-bodied tropical fishes with sandpapery skin and erectile spines in the first dorsal fin

(... is a kind of plectognath fish ) narrow flattened warm-water fishes with leathery skin and a long file-like dorsal spine

(... is a kind of plectognath fish ) any of numerous small tropical fishes having body and head encased in bony plates

(... is a kind of plectognath fish ) any of numerous marine fishes whose elongated spiny body can inflate itself with water or air to form a globe; several species contain a potent nerve poison; closely related to spiny puffers

(... is a kind of plectognath fish ) puffers having rigid or erectile spines

(... is a kind of plectognath fish ) among the largest bony fish; pelagic fish having an oval compressed body with high dorsal and anal fins and caudal fin reduced to a rudder-like lobe; worldwide in warm waters

(... is a member of plectognath fish) boxfishes; filefishes; globefishes; ocean sunfishes; triggerfishes; puffers

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