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food fish

n.
A fish that may be used as food for humans.
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Noun1.food fish - any fish used for food by human beingsfood fish - any fish used for food by human beings
fish - any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills; "the shark is a large fish"; "in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"
bottom fish, groundfish - fish that live on the sea bottom (particularly the commercially important gadoid fish like cod and haddock, or flatfish like flounder)
barracouta, snoek - a large marine food fish common on the coasts of Australia, New Zealand, and southern Africa
shad - herring-like food fishes that migrate from the sea to fresh water to spawn
Clupea harangus, herring - commercially important food fish of northern waters of both Atlantic and Pacific
sardine - any of various small edible herring or related food fishes frequently canned
salmon - any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters; usually migrate from salt to fresh water to spawn
trout - any of various game and food fishes of cool fresh waters mostly smaller than typical salmons
whitefish - silvery herring-like freshwater food fish of cold lakes of the northern hemisphere
sea bass - any of various food and sport fishes of the Atlantic coast of the United States having an elongated body and long spiny dorsal fin
snapper - any of several large sharp-toothed marine food and sport fishes of the family Lutjanidae of mainly tropical coastal waters
tunny, tuna - any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters
sole - right-eyed flatfish; many are valued as food; most common in warm seas especially European
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Major agricultural economies such as the Mainland, the European Union, Canada and the United States prohibit the use of the chemical in food fish.
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Tissue and organ samples chosen to illustrate the book have been selected from reared food fish, as well as from species in the aquarium and in the wild.
To help keep catfish healthy, researchers invented vaccines for immunizing this valuable food fish against the two diseases.
One under-rated food Fish - people don't experiment enough with it.
Its original purpose was to provide domestic food fish to replace declining native fish.
By selectively catching large fish, we have reduced "the mean size [of food fish to] one-fifth of what it was.
Today, aquaculture provides one-third of the world's total food fish supply, and is the fastest-growing food production industry worldwide, according to The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2002.
Mollusks and low-value food fish are forecast to have significantly lower but still positive real price appreciation.