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tropical fish

noun
1.
any of numerous small, usually brightly colored fishes, indigenous to the tropics, and often kept and bred in home aquariums.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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Examples from the web for tropical fish
  • Invasive species are appearing, including tropical fish and pythons, which have spectacular fights with the alligators.
  • Behind the bar is a large tank of colorful tropical fish.
  • Through the clear blue-green shallows he could see neon flashes of color as tropical fish glided along the reef.
  • There were tons of colorful tropical fish that were great to snorkel with.
  • On too many mornings, one of the nine tropical fish in his aquarium would greet him belly-up.
  • He works out chess problems and collects tropical fish.
  • Anywhere that is sunny and has warm, tropical seas also has coral reefs and plenty of colorful tropical fish.
  • Watch for corals, tropical fish, living sponges and crustaceans are commonly sighted.
  • Dolphin cove also has an aquarium where you can view stingrays, eels, sharks and tropical fish.
  • The corals teem with colorful tropical fish, such as surgeonfish, sergeant majors and the coral-munching parrotfish.

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