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1An elongated marine fish with dorsal and often anal fins that extend the length of the body.
- ‘The red bandfish Cepola macrophthalma (L.) is characterized by a gonochoristic sexual organization.’
- ‘In the current late summer season, he says that most trips are for squid, bandfish or a small red grouper-looking fish that I later found out was bulleye.’
- ‘The age and growth parameters of red bandfish were determined from the specimens collected in Ýzmir Bay between January 1996 and February 1997.’
2A large edible freshwater fish that has a long trunk-like snout and lacks dorsal, pelvic, and tail fins, native to tropical South America.
- ‘A rare crested bandfish has been found for only the third time in Tasmania, in the shallows off Bruny Island.’
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