- any large, marine fish of the genus Alepisaurus, having daggerlike teeth.
Origin of lancetfish
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- either of two deep-sea teleost fishes, Alepisaurus ferox or A. borealis, having a long body with a long sail-like dorsal fin: family Alepisauridae
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