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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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Tenders are invited for pangasius sutchii etroplus suratensis, chanos chanos, mugil cephalus etc
Biologists and paleontologists synthesize recent research and the current understanding of such aspects as the early ossification and development of the cranium and paired girdles of Chanos chanos, a new teleostean fish from the Early Late Cretaceous (Cenomanian) off southeastern Morocco and its relationships with the ostariophysans, systematics and phylogenetic relationships of cypriniformes, the state of knowledge concerning siluriform higher-level phylogeny, and the mitochondrial phylogeny of the South American electric fish (gymnotiformes) and an alternative hypothesis for the otophysan historical biogeography.
Tenders are invited for Supply of fish seeds pangasius sutchii etroplus suratensis, chanos chanos, mugil cephalus etc.
Among cultivable marine finfishes, milkfish Chanos chanos is known to grow quickly in coastal ponds and attain harvestable size in 6-12 months.
Two experiments (1 and 2) were conducted to evaluate the effect of inland water salinity on growth performance and some aspects of nutritional physiology in Chanos chanos.