Definition of ichthyophagous in English:

ichthyophagous

Syllabification: ich·thy·oph·a·gous
Pronunciation: /ˌikTHēˈäfəgəs
 
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adjective

formal
  • Fish-eating: Americans are more ichthyophagous than ever
    More example sentences
    • In ichthyophagous Japan, good fishing techniques are a matter of national importance.
    • O. bonariensis in the adult stage can be considered an ichthyophagous species based on its feeding habits in the Mar Chiquita Lake.
    • However, this species is both aggressive and voraciously ichthyophagous.

Derivatives

ichthyophagy

Pronunciation: /-ˈäfəjē/
noun
More example sentences
  • The ichthyophagy increased with size and in fishes 40 cm and larger, cannibalism was outstanding.
  • The main component of the diet varied according to fish size, showing a marked ichthyophagy in those specimens with more than 200 mm in standard length.
  • Our little group, which covered all levels of Italian language and ichthyophagy, appreciated the patience with which waiters and proprietor suggested and explained.

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