any of several brightly colored, nocturnal fishes of the family Holocentridae, inhabiting shallow waters of tropical reefs, especially the reddish Holocentrus ascensionis of the West Indies, armed with sharp spines and scales.
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How to use squirrelfish in a sentence
Tiny demoiselles fluttered around them, and a pair of red squirrelfish watched from the shelter of a purple coral fan.The Wailing Octopus | Harold Leland Goodwin
British Dictionary definitions for squirrelfish
any tropical marine brightly coloured teleost fish of the family Holocentridae
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