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A small broad-headed fish of cool or cold seas, having an elongated body and the dorsal and anal fins continuous with the tail.
- ‘In some parts of the southern North Sea, cold-water species, such as cod and eelpout, have been shown to experience metabolic stress during warm years.’
- ‘Some 10 to 25 percent of male eelpout are intersex, which means they have characteristics of both genders.’
- ‘Eelpout have a well developed sense of smell and they are used to finding most of their food in the dark.’
Old English ǣlepūta (see eel, pout).
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