meaning of batfish

batfish meaning in General Dictionary

A name provided to a number of species of fishes

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  • bottom-dweller of hot western Atlantic coastal oceans having a flattened scaleless human anatomy that crawls about on fleshy pectoral and pelvic fins
  • A name directed at a few species of fishes: (a) The Malthe vespertilio for the Atlantic coast. (b) The flying gurnard regarding the Atlantic (Cephalacanthus spinarella). (c) The Ca batfish or sting ray (Myliobatis Californicus.)

batfish meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A name given to several types of fishes: (a) The Malthe vespertilio associated with Atlantic shore. (b) The flying gurnard associated with the Atlantic (Cephalacanthus spinarella). (c) The Ca batfish or sting ray (Myliobatis Californicus.)