pl. (see fish) -·fish·, -·fish·es
any of a percoid family (Mullidae) of edible, tropical reef fishes with large scales, two barbels on the lower jaw, and bright coloration
nounpl. goatfish or goat·fish·es
Any of various fishes of the family Mullidae of warm seas, having two sensory barbels on the chin and usually a brightly colored body. Also called red mullet.
(plural goatfishes or goatfish)