edible fish
fish than can be eaten; suitable as food, usually in the commercial sense

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Fish as food — This page is about the use of fish as food; for other uses of the word, see Fish (disambiguation) Fish as food describes the edible parts of freshwater and saltwater dwelling, cold blooded vertebrates with gills. Shellfish, such as mollusks and… …   Wikipedia

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  • Fish toxins — Many hunter gatherer cultures use poisonous plants to stun fish so that they become easy to collect by hand. Some of these poisons paralyse the fish, others are thought to work by removing oxygen from the water. [… …   Wikipedia

  • Fish products — Today, fisheries are estimated to provide 16% of the world population s protein, and that figure is considerably elevated in some developing nations and in regions that depend heavily on the sea. The flesh of many fish are primarily valued as a… …   Wikipedia

  • -fish — Crawfish Craw fish (kr[add] f[i^]sh ), Crayfish Cray fish (kr[=a] f[i^]sh ), n.; pl. { fishes} or { fish}. [Corrupted fr. OE. crevis, creves, OF. crevice, F. [ e]crevisse, fr. OHG. krebiz crab, G. krebs. See {Crab}. The ending fish arose from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fish oil — any oil obtained from fishes, usually from the liver, but in fatty fishes from the body, or from fish wastes. Used in fish feeds, edible fats, soaps, paints, leather work and making linoleum …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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