Definition of forage fish in English:

forage fish

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noun

  • A species of fish which is the prey of more valuable game fish.
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    • Alewives are considered a forage fish and have many predators.
    • Traps should be checked daily and desirable fish released and forage fish removed for disposal.
    • Depending on market prices the fish meal portion is usually from forage fish or poultry by-products (including feathers), and blood meal (with maize, soya or wheat) is used as a binder or filler.

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