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pipefish Any of numerous species of marine fish found in the shallow, warm and temperate waters of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Closely related to the seahorse, it has a pencil-like body covered with bony rings. Its mouth is at the end of a long snout. Length: to 58.4cm (23in). Family Syngnathidae.

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pipe·fish / ˈpīpˌfish/ • n. (pl. same or -fishes) a narrow, elongated, chiefly marine fish (Syngnathus and other genera, family Syngnathidae) with segmented bony armor beneath the skin and a long tubular snout.

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pipefish

pipefish: see seahorse.

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pipefish See SYNGNATHIDAE.

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