fish-seed
1) fertilised eggs, fry or fingerlings used for growing in aquaculture facility or for stocking grow-out areas
2) kokkel-seed or lice-seed, the fruit of Anamirta cocolus a creeping shrub of Asia. Contains pikrotxin used in small pellets of dough thrown in the water to stupefy fish eating them

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fish seed — 1) fertilised eggs, fry or fingerlings used for growing in aquaculture facility or for stocking grow out areas 2) kokkel seed or lice seed, the fruit of Anamirta cocolus a creeping shrub of Asia. Contains pikrotxin used in small pellets of dough… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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