fish family

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fish family any of various families of fish
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Quotations

  • Chinese Proverb
    Chinese Proverb
    “Govern a family as you would cook a small fish -- very gently.”

Usage

In literature:

That grandson, Halford always believed, would by and by develop the family fishing traditions.
"Lines in Pleasant Places" by William Senior
Now it happened that the fisherman did not catch any fish for a time and did not know how to support his family.
"Italian Popular Tales" by Thomas Frederick Crane
Fancy trying to raise a family of little fish, and not knowing one day where water is coming from the next!
"Southern Stories" by Various
It is a fish somewhat resembling the American perch, both in appearance and in taste, and probably belongs to the same family.
"The Land of the Kangaroo" by Thomas Wallace Knox
Any one who fishes there becomes a slave to his family.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
The men have it for their share to procure for their family food from the animal kingdom by hunting and fishing.
"The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II" by A.E. Nordenskieold
Leslie had learned that the Kelvin family amused itself in this fashion every night when the fishing was not particularly good.
"The Dragon's Secret" by Augusta Huiell Seaman
An English river-fish of the carp family, distinguished by the four appendant beards, whence its name is derived.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The Kennedy family came up to them, and together they walked toward the dingy building where the queer fish, Sunny had been told, lived.
"Sunny Boy in the Big City" by Ramy Allison White
The family name, ye ken, was Spelden, and the dried fish was ca'd after them.
"Spare Hours" by John Brown
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In poetry:

There's a slice near the PICKEREL'S pectoral fins,
Where the thorax leaves off and the venter begins,
Which his brother, survivor of fish-hooks and lines,
Though fond of his family, never declines.
"Verses For After-Dinner" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

When I was a kid my family spent one week every summer fishing and camping at a remote lake in Ontario, Canada.
Anglers came from all over California to fish in families or alone at the 2011 Blake Jones Trout Derby – a tradition entering its 45th year in 2012.
NEW BATAAN, Philippines — The number of people missing after a typhoon devastated the Philippines jumped to nearly 900 after families and fishing companies reported losing contact with more than 300 fishermen at sea , officials said.
In addition to shooting and bird hunting, wounded veterans and their families also took the opportunity to enjoy some fishing.
Griffin Prince's body was found in the lake several days after a fishing boat collided with a pontoon boat he and his family members were aboard.
Kenneth Buchanan celebrated his 90th birthday with family Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012, at home after a fishing trip to Lake Texoma.
Bend family's business provides guided fly-fishing trips.
Fish is fast food for family or company.
The first time Ian Cox's family attempted the Christmas Eve Feast of the Seven Fishes , a beloved Italian holiday tradition, they prepared seven full-sized entrees and attempted to consume them one after the other.
Christmas Eve Means Fish for Italian Families.
I am a former resident of Mayville who was recently in town visiting some family when the discussion came around to the Friday night fish fry at a local establishment.
Fort Massac State Park will be the site of the annual Metropolis Amvets Post 132 free fish fry to all veterans and their immediate family members on Saturday.
Feed yourself and help a deserving family tonight at the Meredith's Miracle's fish fry .
Holy Family's Fish Fry begins Friday.
This community – and commercial fishermen – fish sustainably, harvesting enough, but not too much, salmon to feed their families and to sell to the world beyond the bay.
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In science:

Malaysia region currently, the database contains 1513 of fish images. Data acquired on 22th August, 2008, is used. The classification problem involved the identification of 1513 types of image fishes; family ,Scientific Name , English name , local name, Habitat , poison fish and nonpoison .
Fish recognition based on the combination between robust feature selection, image segmentation and geometrical parameter techniques using Artificial Neural Network and Decision Tree
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