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milk·fish

 (mĭlk′fĭsh′)
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.]

milkfish

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

milk•fish

(ˈmɪlkˌfɪʃ)

n., pl. -fish•es, (esp. collectively) -fish.
a tropical Pacific silvery food fish, Chanos chanos.
[1875–80]
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Milkfish production, meanwhile, declined by 1.4 percent to 104,600 MT due to intense heat.
Meanwhile, production shortfalls and price drop resulted in the reduction in the value of milkfish production by 3.42 percent,' it added.
Close to 500 'bangus' (milkfish) pens and 266 cages operate in Anda alone.
Back in downtown Frisco by almost five o'clock in the afternoon, our Filipino group was at least proud of the continuous export to California of frozen "bangus" (milkfish) or "Daing na Bangus" from the Philippines which continue to be popular among Filipino families in the West Coast, all the way to New York and Washington, DC in the East Coast, with the bangus exports largely coming from Pangasinan, Malabon, Capiz, and Mindanao, and rival suppliers from Taiwan.
He said that the field testing of the feed in Guimaras is for milkfish reared in sea cages.
The City Agriculture Office (CAO) here remains optimistic that the city will maintain its position as producer of world-class bangus (milkfish) amid threats of fishponds drying up due to the El Nino.
The dead Tilapia tilapia (Tilapia), Chanos chano (Milkfish) and Parapriacanthus ransonneti (Glassfish) were found with wide mouth opened, skin with huge mucous and a bent back head, flared gills lesion and reddish sanguinary.
The floating cage has four units with nets mounted to house the fingerlings of prawns and milkfish available along the Mwache creek.
Special seafood items from the Philippines on offer include mussel meat, squid rings, mixed packages, fish varieties such as milkfish (bangus) and tilapia, and crab sticks.
Also included in the SRP are milkfish or bangus (P150 per kg), tilapia (P100 per kg), galunggong or round scad (P140 per kilo), red onion (P95 per kg), white onion (P75 per kg), imported garlic (P70 per kilo) and local garlic (P120 per kilo).
The former requires participants to design five utensils to serve the five local snacks, including eel noodles, oyster omelet, milkfish ball soup, seafood porridge, and squid thick soup.
San Francisco, CA, September 10, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Global Aquaculture Market by Culture Environment (Fresh Water, Marine Water, Brackish Water), by Product (Carps, Crustaceans, Mackerel, Milkfish, Mollusks, Salmon, Sea Bass, Sea Bream, Trout) Expected to Reach USD 202.96 Billion by 2020