Definition of X-ray fish in English:

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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.

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