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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Ghostfish \Ghost"fish`\, n. (Zool.)
     A pale unspotted variety of the wrymouth.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:



  Wrymouth \Wry"mouth`\, n. (Zool.)
     Any one of several species of large, elongated, marine fishes
     of the genus {Cryptacanthodes}, especially {Cryptacanthodes
     maculatus} of the American coast. A whitish variety is called
     {ghostfish}.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

  ghostfish
       n : eellike Atlantic bottom fish with large almost vertical
           mouth [syn: {wrymouth}, {Cryptacanthodes maculatus}]

















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