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n. pl. milkfish or milk·fish·es
A large silvery fish (Chanos chanos) of the Pacific and Indian Oceans, widely used for food.

[From its color.]


n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Animals) a large silvery tropical clupeoid food and game fish, Chanos chanos: family Chanidae



n., pl. -fish•es, (esp. collectively) -fish.
a tropical Pacific silvery food fish, Chanos chanos.
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A revision of the ostariophysan fish family Chanidae, with special reference to the Mesozoic forms.
Mangrove-dependent demersal fish include those belonging to the Clupeidae, Chanidae, Ariidae, Pltosidae, Mugilidae, Lujanidae, and Latidae families.