Definition of X-ray fish in English:

Share this entry

X-ray fish


A small almost transparent freshwater fish with an opaque body cavity. Native to South America, it is popular in aquariums.
  • Pristella maxillaris, family Characidae
Example sentences
  • In the wild, X-ray fish - Pristella maxillaris, originate from Brazil.
  • The pretty little X-Ray Fish, also called the Golden Pristella Tetra, is an excellent fish for the beginner.
  • U could be uakari (a type of monkey, pronounced wah-KAH-ree) urchin x-ray fish - common name prisella X-ray fish Old favourite of the aquarium world from the 1920's.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.