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food fish

noun
1.
any fish used for food by human beings.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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  • Catfish are one of the dominant food fish, popular in aquaculture, and frequently the basis of community-level fisheries.
  • Others dynamite the reefs to blast food fish to the surface.
  • Such a hype about a fish that many countries consider a regular food fish.
  • Say you had a natural history museum specimen in your hand, and you put a little tiny food fish in its mouth.
  • Single-family residence bulkheads shall not result in the permanent loss of critical food fish or shellfish habitat.
  • These species include commercial aquaculture species, and species listed by the commission as food fish or game fish.
  • The flesh of scup has a fine, delicate flavor, making it a prized food fish.
  • Not known to have been available in live-food fish markets.
  • Nutrients and food for fish do not get to the upper layer of ocean for food fish to eat.
  • Considering its moderate size, it is probably available at local live-food fish markets.

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