- any spiny-rayed fishes of the family Polynemidae, having the lower part of the pectoral fin composed of numerous, separate, filamentous rays.
Origin of threadfin
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- any spiny-finned tropical marine fish of the family Polynemidae, having pectoral fins consisting partly of long threadlike rays
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