pl. (see fish) -·fish·, -·fish·es
any of various fishes (family Balistidae) of the same order (Tetraodontiformes) as the puffer fish, with a compressed body and very small, rough scales
nounpl. filefish or file·fish·es
Any of various chiefly tropical marine fishes of the family Monacanthidae, having a flat body, a long dorsal spine, and rough skin.
(plural filefishes or filefish)
- Any fish of the family Monacanthidae, with very slender bodies.