any of several long-snouted fishes belonging to the genus Callorhyncus, of the family Callorhynchidae (Chimaeridae), inhabiting deep waters of the Southern Hemisphere.
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How to use elephant fish in a sentence
They also refused some elephant fish, both raw and dressed, which we offered to them.
Most of them were of that sort known to seamen by the name of elephant fish.
British Dictionary definitions for elephant fish
a large marine fish, Callorhinchus milii, of southwest Pacific waters, having a snout resembling an elephant's trunk: Also called: reperepe
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