noun, plural (especially collectively) beard·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) beard·fish·es.

any of several fishes of the family Polymyxiidae, found in the deeper waters of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, having a pair of long barbels under the chin.

Origin of beardfish

for bearded fish
Also called barbudo. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019