nounpl. batfish batfish or bat·fish·es
Any of various marine anglerfishes of the family Ogcocephalidae, having a laterally compressed body with a large disklike head, expanded pectoral fins, and a retractable appendage above the mouth.
(plural batfishes or batfish)
- Any of several anglerfish of the family Ogcocephalidae
- Any of several spade-shaped, laterally compressed, reef-dwelling tropical fish of the genus Platax.
Variant of batfish