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gaff-topsail catfish

or gaff·top·sail cat·fish

[ gaf-top-seyl, -suhl ]
/ ˌgæfˈtɒpˌseɪl, -səl /
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noun

a sea catfish, Bagre marinus, occurring in the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico from Cape Cod to Panama, and having the spine of the dorsal fin greatly prolonged and flattened.

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