hogfish

Definitions of hogfish
  1. noun
    large wrasse of western Atlantic; head of male resembles a pig's snout
    synonyms: Lachnolaimus maximus, hog snapper
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    type of:
    wrasse
    chiefly tropical marine fishes with fleshy lips and powerful teeth; usually brightly colored
  2. noun
    found from Long Island southward
    synonyms: Orthopristis chrysopterus, pigfish
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    type of:
    grunt
    medium-sized tropical marine food fishes that utter grunting sounds when caught
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