Pronunciation: (sand'fish"),[key] —n., —pl.(esp. collectively)-fish,(esp. referring to two or more kinds or species)-fish•es. 1. either of two scaleless fishes of the family Trichodontidae, of the North Pacific, that live in sand or mud.
2. Also called beaked salmon. a fish, Gonorhynchus gonorhynchus, inhabiting the sandy areas of the western Pacific and Indian oceans, having an angular snout with which it burrows into the sand.
3. See belted sandfish.