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sergeantfish

[ sahr-juhnt-fish ]
/ ˈsɑr dʒəntˌfɪʃ /
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noun, plural (especially collectively) ser·geant·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) ser·geant·fish·es.

the cobia, Rachycentron canadum.
any of various other marine fishes with striped fins.

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Origin of sergeantfish

1880–85, Americanism;sergeant + fish; so called from the striped fins
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