Fish

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European freshwater fish having a flattened body and silvery scales; of little value as food Abramis brama , European bream
large fast-moving predacious food and game fish; found worldwide Acanthocybium solandri , wahoo
teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays acanthopterygian , spiny-finned fish
surgeon fish of the West Indies Acanthurus chirurgus , doctor-fish , doctorfish
food and game fish of marine and fresh waters of northwestern coast of North America Acipenser transmontanus , Pacific sturgeon , Sacramento sturgeon , white sturgeon
dish of marinated vegetables and meat or fish; served with rice adobo
United States naturalist (born in Switzerland) who studied fossil fish; recognized geological evidence that ice ages had occurred in North America (1807-1873) Agassiz , Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz , Louis Agassiz
slender silvery marine fish found in tropical mud flats and mangrove lagoons Albula vulpes , bonefish
fish having greatly elongated front rays on dorsal and anal fins Alectis ciliaris , thread-fish , threadfish
flesh of shad-like fish abundant along the Atlantic coast or in coastal streams alewife
shad-like food fish that runs rivers to spawn; often salted or smoked; sometimes placed in genus Pomolobus alewife , Alosa pseudoharengus , Pomolobus pseudoharengus
large pelagic shark of warm seas with a whiplike tail used to round up small fish on which to feed Alopius vulpinus , fox shark , thrasher , thresher , thresher shark
game and food fish of upper Mississippi and Great Lakes Ambloplites rupestris , rock bass , rock sunfish
fish with a dark-blue back and whitish sides with red stripes; found in swamps and streams of Florida American flagfish , flagfish , Jordanella floridae
large American food fish American plaice , Hippoglossoides platessoides
primitive long-bodied carnivorous freshwater fish with a very long dorsal fin; found in sluggish waters of North America Amia calva , bowfin , dogfish , grindle
anemone fish of the genus Amphiprion Amphiprion percula , clown anemone fish
type genus of the family Anabantidae; small fish that resemble perch Anabas , genus Anabas
extinct small freshwater jawless fish usually having a heterocercal tail and an armored head; of the Silurian and Devonian anaspid
butterfly fish of the genus Pomacanthus angelfish
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