pl. (see fish) -·fish·, -·fish·es
any of various long, narrow bony fishes (order Gasterosteiformes, family Syngnathidae) with a tubelike snout, of the same family as the sea horses
nounpl. pipefish pipefish or pipe·fish·es
Any of various slim fishes of the subfamily Syngnathinae chiefly of marine waters, having a tubelike snout and an elongated body encased in bony rings.
(plural pipefishes or pipefish)
- a small fish from the seahorse family