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The tirante is a silvery, elongated cutlass fish found in waters off Cuba. [1]

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  1. Mooney, James L; United States; Naval History Division; Naval Historical Center (U.S.) (1981). Dictionary of American naval fighting ships. Vol. 7. Washington: Navy Dept., Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Naval History Division : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. p. 210. OCLC   2794587.