Cutlass fish

The banded knifefish is gray fish with a band of large black spots outlined with yellow on either side.

The Cutlass fish lives in the benthopelagic, potamodromous, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 7.5, dH range: 15 environment.

Division of Fish and Wildlife, new state records for cutlass fish was recently broken. A 6 pound, 11 ounce cutlass fish was caught from the Mudhole on July 22, 2002 by Mike Green of Newark. More

Britannica online encyclopedia article on cutlass fish, any of several species of fishes in the family Trichiuridae (order Perciformes). All species are marine; representatives ... More

Cutlass Fish, common name for any of a group of long, thin-bodied fishes found in tropical and subtropical oceans, mostly in deep water. The cutlass... More

Division of Fish and Wildlife, a new state record cutlass fish was taken off the Delaware Reef #11 on September 21. Roy Titus of Villas caught a 4 pound, 3 ounce cutlass fish that is the first in a brand new record category. More

/ˈkʌt ləsˌfɪʃ/ Show Spelled Pronunciation Show IPA Use cutlass fish in a SentenceSee web results for cutlass fishSee images of cutlass fish–noun, plural (especially collectively ) -fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species ) -fish⋅es. More

The Atlantic cutlass fish reaches a length of about five feet (1.5 m); the Pacific cutlass fish, about 45 inches (1.1 m). Cutlass fish belong to the family Trichiuridae. The Atlantic cutlass fish is Trichiurus lepturus; the Pacific, T. nifens. More

Cutlass fishes caught between September and the end of November are thought to be the best. As for filleted cutlass fish, only fish caught at the best time of the year are selected, cut and packaged without salting. More

The cutlass fish has a pointed snout, a long dorsal (back) fin that extends the length of its body, and a tapered thin tail. Its numerous teeth are large and sharp. More

Common names

Akomoe in Creoles and Pidgins, English
Akomoe in Saramaccan
Alapo in Carib
Alapo in Galibi
Alapotaïni in Oyampi
Alapotaïni in South American Indian (Other)
Alapotanchiayi in Oyampi
Alapotanchiayi in South American Indian (Other)
Amerikanischer Messerfisch in German (Deutsch)
Angi in Creole, French
Angi in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Anguila in Spanish (español)
Anguille in Creole, French
Anguille in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Anguille in French (français)
banded knifefish in English
Bloblo in Creole, French
Bloblo in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Booboo in Creoles and Pidgins, English
Booboo in Djuka
Carapo in Portuguese (Português)
Carapo in Spanish (español)
Cutlass fish in English
Eel knifefish in English
Gebänderter Messeraal in German (Deutsch)
Gebänderter Messerfisch in German (Deutsch)
Gymnote rayé in French (français)
Gymnote rayée in French (français)
gymnotid eel in English
Gymnotus carapo in French (français)
Ituï in Portuguese (Português)
Kaloyë in South American Indian (Other)
Kaloyë in Wayana
Lobo lobo in Creoles and Pidgins, English
Lobo lobo in Saramaccan
Logologo in Creoles and Pidgins, English
Logologo in Saramaccan
Maléto in South American Indian (Other)
Maléto in Wayana
Obyknovennyi gimnot in Russian (русский язык)
Oumépénatou in Palicur
Oumet penatou in Palicur
Sarapo in Portuguese (Português)
Sidiol in Carib
Sidiol in Galibi
Stribet elektroål in Danish (dansk)
Tuvira in Portuguese (Português)
Veitsikala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
圭亚那裸背电鳗 in Mandarin Chinese
圭亞那裸背電鰻 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Gymnotiformes
Family : Gymnotidae
Genus : Gymnotus
Species : Gymnotus carapo
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758