noun, plural (especially collectively) can·dle·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) can·dle·fish·es.
Origin of candlefish
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noun plural -fish or -fishes
a salmonoid food fish, Thaleichthys pacificus, that occurs in the N Pacific and has oily fleshAlso called: eulachon
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