Definition of milkfish in English:


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noun (plural same or milkfishes)

  • A large active silvery fish of the Indo-Pacific region, farmed for food in SE Asia and the Philippines.
    • Chanos chanos, the only member of the family Chanidae
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    • There's this mythical fish, you see, called a milkfish.
    • Local fishermen report spotting species like the milkfish, which is rarely found near such small islands.
    • Furthermore, there is evidence for spontaneous thrombus formation in skipjack and yellowfin tunas, as well as in milkfish.

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