HyperDic: food_fish

English > 1 sense of the expression food fish:
NOUNanimalfood fishany fish used for food by human beings
English > food fish: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny fish used for food by human beings.
Narrowerbarracouta, snoekA large marine food fish common on the coasts of Australia, New Zealand, and southern Africa
groundfish, bottom fishfish that live on the sea bottom (particularly the commercially important gadoid fish like cod and haddock, or flatfish like flounder)
herring, Clupea haranguscommercially important food fish of northern waters of both Atlantic and Pacific
salmonAny of various large food and game fishes of northern waters
sardineAny of various small edible herring or related food fishes frequently canned
sea bassAny of various food and sport fishes of the Atlantic coast of the United States having an elongated body and long spiny dorsal fin
shadHerring-like food fishes that migrate from the sea to fresh water to spawn
snapperAny of several large sharp-toothed marine food and sport fishes of the family Lutjanidae of mainly tropical coastal waters
soleright-eyed flatfish
troutAny of various game and food fishes of cool fresh waters mostly smaller than typical salmons
tuna, tunnyAny very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus
whitefishsilvery herring-like freshwater food fish of cold lakes of the northern hemisphere
BroaderfishAny of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills

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