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 for hornfish
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Garfish \Gar"fish`\, n. [See Gar, n.] (Zool.)
     (a) A European marine fish ({Belone vulgaris); -- called
         also gar, gerrick, greenback, greenbone,
         gorebill, hornfish, longnose, mackerel guide,
         sea needle, and sea pike.
     (b) One of several species of similar fishes of the genus
         Tylosurus,+of+which+one+species+({T.+marinus">Tylosurus, of which one species ({T. marinus) is
         common on the Atlantic coast. T. Caribb[ae]us, a very
         large species, and T. crassus, are more southern; --
         called also needlefish. Many of the common names of the
         European garfish are also applied to the American
         species.
         [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sauger \Sau"ger\, n. (Zool.)
     An American fresh-water food fish ({Stizostedion Canadense);
     -- called also gray pike, blue pike, hornfish, land
     pike, sand pike, pickering, and pickerel.
     [1913 Webster] Saugh

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hornfish \Horn"fish`\, n. [AS. hornfisc.] (Zool.)
     The garfish or sea needle.
     [1913 Webster]

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