ichthyophobia


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ichthyophobia

1. a ritual avoidance of fish, especially under the pressure of taboo.
2. an abnormal fear of fish.
See also: Fish
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Ichthyophobia is the irrational fear of which creatures?
I had a quick paddle in the water before my ichthyophobia, or fear of fish, got the better of me and I decided instead to soak in the fabulous views.
Llanberis-based Vivienne has swum in some of Wales' most stunning bodies of water, from the turbulent seas off Anglesey to the deep, clear waters of Snowdonian lakes - and that's despite suffering from a debilitating phobia of fish, known as ichthyophobia.