- See under toadfish(def 1).
Origin of oyster toadfish
First recorded in 1960–65
Origin of toadfish
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- any spiny-finned bottom-dwelling marine fish of the family Batrachoididae, of tropical and temperate seas, having a flattened tapering body and a wide mouth
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