Definition of food fish in English:

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food fish


A species of fish that is used as food by humans or forms a major part of the diet of a particular predator.
Example sentences
  • They are too small to be considered a food fish for humans.
  • Due to their great range and extensive use as food fish, scombrids bear many common names and have long been familiar to humans.
  • Esox lucius is a prized game fish and is used as a commercial food fish in Eastern Europe.

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Syllabification: food fish

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