- any fish of the family Belonidae, of warm seas and coastal fresh waters, having a sharp beak and needlelike teeth.
- a pipefish.
Origin of needlefish
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- any ferocious teleost fish of the family Belonidae of warm and tropical regions, having an elongated body and long toothed jaws
- another name for pipefish