fish species

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fish species a species of fish
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Usage

In literature:

Indeed each species of fish has its own special sacred stone.
"The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead, Volume I (of 3)" by Sir James George Frazer
In all three species the male fish makes a nest, in fresh or brackish water in the first two cases, in shore-pools in the third case.
"The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4)" by J. Arthur Thomson
In a few minutes we caught another fish of the same species, not quite so large.
"The Wanderers" by W.H.G. Kingston
Fish were abundant, different species being met with in different places.
"The Country of the Neutrals" by James H. Coyne
In connection with this fish it is worthy of note that the rainbow is a species which shows little tendency to vary from the type.
"Fishing in British Columbia" by Thomas Wilson Lambert
Curry may be made of chicken, rabbits, lobster, or of any species of fish, flesh, or fowl.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
I think this species must have been the great June-fish of the Gulf.
"Tales of Fishes" by Zane Grey
Give the history of the young of any species of wild fish from the time of hatching until the adult stage is reached.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
Some species of fish, notably the stickle-back and the bass, make nests and mother their young.
"Sex=The Unknown Quantity" by Ali Nomad
The three species of Mergansers are almost exclusively fish eating birds.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
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In news:

Visit the Treasure Coast's underwater world of fish, other species.
Thurston County is partnering with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife to conserve prairie lands that are home to species that could be considered endangered by the end of the month.
Considering new protections for fish species.
Some fish species like bass, walleye and pike don't mind warm waters, but there are other species of fish who prefer cooler water.
State health experts are warning people not to eat any species of fish from a Dallas-area lake.
The US Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking proposals from states and US territories interested in obtaining federal financial assistance to acquire land or conduct planning efforts for endangered species conservation.
The California Fish and Wildlife Commission is offering more protections to the state's only gray wolf, known as OR-7, which roams Northern California and is the first of the species here in almost a century.
Many other species of fish have been and are currently stocked, in...
Forage species — sometimes called coastal pelagics — eat the plankton and then translate its energy up the food chain when they become dinner for sea bass, cod, tuna and other well-known fish species.
Draconectes narinosus, a newly discovered species of cave fish, is restricted to freshwater.
This database lists over 28,000 citation fish in 23 species registered with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries 2006 through 2010 as part of its Virginia Angler Recognition.
A tiny fish species is roaming New York waters for the first time in decades following a project involving staff and students at SUNY-Cobleskill and several state agencies.
The glow helps the fish communicate with other members of their species.
The California Fish and Game Commission determined Wednesday that listing the gray wolf as an endangered species in the state may be warranted and declared it a candidate for future listing consideration.
The California Fish and Game Commission determined on Wednesday that listing the gray wolf as an endangered species in the state may be warranted.
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In science:

This was in comparison to two discontinuous and one panmictic fish species.
Evaluating Intraspecific Variation and Interspecific Diversity: comparing humans and fish species
Miller 1995 Gymnotus maculosus, a new species of electric fish (Chordata: Teleosti: Gymnotoidei) from Middle America, with a key to species of Gymnotus.
Evaluating Intraspecific Variation and Interspecific Diversity: comparing humans and fish species
Fink 1996 Sternopygus xingu, a new species of electric fish from Brazil (Teleosti: Gymnotoidei), with comments on the phylogenetic position of Sternopygus.
Evaluating Intraspecific Variation and Interspecific Diversity: comparing humans and fish species
Hunding et al 2006) lead to small assemblies. Now, level-I’s own crude functional organization acts as a selection/’trimming’ mechanism for ‘fishing out’ constructs with superior function (information-propagation capacity) from the multitude of species forming at level-II.
Field-control, phase-transitions, and life's emergence
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