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Fish are vertebrates with gills that live in water. The word may also apply to the fish as food or to the act of fishing, either commercially or for recreation. The fisheries industry also recognises white fish, oily fish, inkfish, and shellfish, though these are not taxonomic groups. A variety of animals that are not actually fish have the word as part of their name for etymological or commercial reasons, such as shellfish, jellyfish, cuttlefish, crawfish, and crayfish. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... A giant grouper at the Georgia Aquarium Fish are aquatic vertebrates that are typically cold-blooded; covered with scales, and equipped with two sets of paired fins and several unpaired fins. ... Fish as a food describes the edible parts of water-dwelling, cold-blooded vertebrates with gills, as well as certain other water-dwelling animals such as mollusks, crustaceans, and shellfish. ... Fishing is the activity of hunting for fish by hooking, trapping, or gathering. ... Angling is a method of fishing, specifically the practice of catching fish by means of an angle (hook). ... Whitefish (white fish, demersal fish) is a fisheries term referring to several species of oceanic deep water finfish, particularly cod (Gadus morhua), whiting (Merluccius bilinearis), and haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus), but also hake (Urophycis), pollock (Pollachius), or others. ... Oily fish (oil-rich fish, pelagic fish) are those fish which have oils throughout the fillet and in the belly cavity around the gut, rather than only in the liver like white fish. ... Inkfish is a term applied cephalopods, primarily in fisheries science and the fishing industry, paralleling the terms white fish, oily fish, and shellfish. ... Cooked mussels Shellfish is a term used to describe shelled molluscs and crustaceans used as food. ... Look up taxonomy in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Not to be confused with Entomology, the study of insects. ... Wikibooks has more about this subject: Marketing Look up marketing in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Cooked mussels Shellfish is a term used to describe shelled molluscs and crustaceans used as food. ... Orders Stauromedusae Coronatae Semaeostomeae Rhizostomae Jellyfish are marine invertebrates belonging to the Scyphozoan class. ... Orders and Families †Vasseuriina †Vasseuriidae †Belosepiellidae Sepiina †Belosaepiidae Sepiadariidae Sepiidae Cuttlefish are marine animals of the order Sepiida belonging to the Cephalopoda class (which also includes squid, octopuses, and nautiluses). ... This article needs cleanup. ... Families Astacoidea   Astacidae   Cambaridae Parastacoidea   Parastacidae Crayfish, often referred to as crawfish or crawdad, are freshwater crustaceans resembling small lobsters, to which they are closely related. ...



Albert Hamilton Fish (May 19, 1870 – January 16, 1936) was an American serial killer and cannibal. ... Fred Fish is a computer programmer notable for work on the GNU Debugger, as well as his series of Fish disks of freeware for the Amiga. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Hamilton Fish Hamilton Fish, (3 August 1808–7 September 1893), born in New York City, was an American statesman who served as Governor of New York, United States Senator and United States Secretary of State. ... Mardy Fish (born December 9, 1981 in Edina, Minnesota), is an American professional tennis player. ... Matt Fish (born November 18, 1969 in Washington, Iowa) is a former professional basketball player in the NBA for the Los Angeles Clippers, Denver Nuggets, New York Knicks, Miami Heat, and Washington Bullets. ... Michael Fish (born April 27, 1944) was a weather forecaster, most known for his BBC television weather presentations, although he was actually employed by the Met Office. ... Stanley Fish (born 1938) is a prominent American literary theorist and legal scholar. ... Stuyvesant Fish (June 24, 1851 - April 10, 1923) was born in New York City, the son of Hamilton Fish, and of his wife Julia Ursin Niemcewicz née Kean. ...

As a nickname

This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Fish Leong (Chinese: ; pinyin: Liáng Jìngrú; born June 16, 1978) is the stage name of Jasmine Leong, a Chinese Malaysian singer in the Mandarin pop scene who has had much success in Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Japan. ... Barry The Fish Melton (born June 14, 1947 in New York City) was the co-founder (1965) and original lead guitarist of Country Joe and The Fish. ... Christopher Russell Edward Squire (born 4 March 1948), better known as Chris Squire is an English musician and the bassist and backing vocalist for the progressive rock group Yes, and is the only member of the group to appear on every album (co-founder Jon Anderson appeared on all but...


For the British code-word for World War II German stream cipher teleprinter secure communications devices, see Fish (cryptography). ... FISh is an array programming language that aims to combine the expressive power of functional programming with the efficient execution of imperative (procedural) programming. ... Fish! A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results (ISBN 0786866020) The FISH! philosophy was created by John Christensen. ... Fish (sometimes FISH) was the Allied codename for any of several German teleprinter stream ciphers used during World War II. While a large number of links were monitored, at least three different encryption systems were distinguished: Tunny — the Lorenz SZ 40/42 from Lorenz Electric. ... MOUT/FIBUA simulated in US Army exercise Urban warfare is warfare conducted in populated urban areas such as towns and cities. ... FIles transferred over SHell protocol is a protocol to use SSH or RSH to transfer files between computers and manage remote files. ... A metaphase cell positive for the bcr/abl rearrangement using FISH. The chromosomes can be seen in blue. ... fish is a UNIX command shell. ...


  • Fish (television), a 1970s US TV show featuring Detective Phillip Fish
  • Fish (BBC TV series), featuring an idealistic lawyer who specializes in industrial tribunals
  • The Ichthys or "Jesus fish", a Christian symbol consisting of two intersecting arcs resembling the profile of a fish

In the USA, Fish was a spinoff of the television series Barney Miller. ... Fish was a BBC drama series of 2002, starring Paul McGann as an idealistic lawyer who specialised in industrial tribunals. ... The ichthys or fish symbol represents Christianity Ichthys (Greek: ; also transliterated and latinized as ichthys, icthus, ichthus or ikhthus; ichthus, spelled: Iota Chi Theta Upsilon Sigma), is the Ancient and Classical Greek word for fish. ...


The Fish River (Visrivier in Afrikaans) is a river in Namibia. ...

Miscellaneous uses

// A surfer carries a surfboard along the beach. ... Zork, an early work of interactive fiction, running on a modern interpreter Interactive fiction, often abbreviated as IF, is a simulated environment in which players use text commands to control characters. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article is about a rock band; for deceptive e-mail practices, see Phishing. ... This phishing attempt, disguised as an official email from a (fictional) bank, attempts to trick the banks members into giving away their account information by confirming it at the phishers linked website. ...

Slang uses

  • Fish: the new member of a group, especially an institution such as a freshman in college, a newly incarcerated prison inmate, and in poker jargon[citation needed]
  • Fish and fishes have been used in American English slang to refer to African Americans[citation needed]
  • The Fish is an often-used nickname for the Florida Marlins.
  • Fish as an informal term for a torpedo.[citation needed]
  • "Fish" can also refer to a rookie wrestler, as they tend to flop around on the mat to avoid getting pinned, much like a fish out of water might.[citation needed]

  Results from FactBites:
Fish - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1830 words)
A fish is a poikilothermic (cold-blooded) water-dwelling vertebrate with gills.
Taxonomically, fish are a paraphyletic group whose exact relationships are much debated; a common division is into the jawless fish (class Agnatha, 75 species including lampreys and hagfish), the cartilaginous fish (class Chondrichthyes, 800 species including sharks and rays), with the remainder classed as bony fish (class Osteichthyes).
Fish are a paraphyletic group: that is, any clade containing all fish also contains the tetrapods, which are not fish.
Fish (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (218 words)
Fish are vertebrates with gills which live in water.
FISH (fluorescent in situ hybridization), a technique used in genetics to detect DNA sequences
Fish Leong, nickname of Jasmine Leong, a Malaysian singer
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