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midshipman fish:see toadfishtoadfish,
common name for the sluggish, bottom-feeding fishes of the family Batrachoididae, found mainly in marine and brackish waters worldwide. Toadfishes feed largely on crustaceans and small fishes.
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any of several American toadfishes of the genus Porichthys, having small light-producing organs on the undersurface of their bodies