young fish

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Noun1.young fish - a fish that is youngyoung fish - a fish that is young      
young, offspring - any immature animal
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"
parr - the young of various fishes
whitebait - the edible young of especially herrings and sprats and smelts
britt, brit - the young of a herring or sprat or similar fish
parr - a young salmon up to 2 years old
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Dear Brown: I have spent the forenoon angling for a couple of very young fish, and have landed them with more trouble than they are worth.
In pursuit of earnings, ships begin to violate the Fishing Rules roughly: fishing in spawning grounds, fishing in a skerry region, fishing in the feeding grounds of young fish, replacing the pelagic trawl on the bottom.
The boats snapped up everything -- even the young fish -- often leaving the locals with empty nets.
Sam, named in the UK's top ten young fish friers in the 2017 National Fish & Chip Awards, said: "I've only been full-time for the past two years.
According to a report published by the BBC, some Swedish scientific studies show that young fish become hooked on eating plastic in the seas in the same way that humans enjoy unhealthy fast food.
Rachel Tweedale's, nomination in the Red Ribbon Awards recognises her achievements throughout her year as Drywite Young Fish Frier of 2015 and marks her as someone within the industry who is destined for success.
A VALLEYS chip shop worker is the UK's best young fish fryer.
Thank goodness we have the Kielder Hatchery to stock out well-developed young fish that evade many of the difficulties experienced by the wild young fish.
This will eventually see 84,000 young fish released into Skelton Beck at several locations.
We try to catch the bigger fish, so the young fish can spawn and create lots of new fish to catch.
The study also indicated that the condition also influenced the number of young fish that went on to reach adulthood.
Two tenders for the supply of (a) 500 Kg tri chlorofon & (b) special fish fodder & ertimia for the the young fish (Dennis & Qarous) at the sea water hatchery at Kilo 21in Alexandria.

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