head-and-tail light


head-and-tail light
/hed"n tayl"/
a small South American characin fish, Hemmigrammus ocellifer, having shiny red eyes and tail spots, often kept in aquariums. Also called head-and-tail-light fish.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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