headfish vs sunfish what difference

what is difference between headfish and sunfish

English

Etymology

head +‎ fish

Noun

headfish (plural headfishes or headfish)

  1. The sunfish (of family Molidae).

Anagrams

  • fish head, fish-head, fishhead


English

Etymology

From sun +‎ fish, perhaps from the rounded body shape.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈsʌnˌfɪʃ/

Noun

sunfish (plural sunfish or sunfishes)

  1. Any of various small freshwater fishes of the family Centrarchidae, often with iridescent colours and having a laterally compressed body.
  2. Any of various large marine fishes of the family Molidae that have an oval compressed body.

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