fish water
1) a fixed volume of water in which a fish has been kept for a certain period. This water contains external metabolites and can be used in various experimental procedures, e.g. predator/prey interactions without the predator present (metabolite production by the predator may be suppressed when prey is present)
2) a water body in which fish can, or do, live

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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