killifish

[ US /ˈkɪɫɪfɪʃ/ ]
NOUN
  1. small mostly marine warm-water carp-like schooling fishes; used as bait or aquarium fishes or in mosquito control
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How To Use killifish In A Sentence

  • The barbasco oozed a milky-white colloid that, after about 20 minutes, brought several dozen catfish, oscars, and killifish to the surface - not dead, but in a dull stupor.
  • Of the 34 families represented in the hotspot, minnows (family Cyprinidae) are dominant, followed by killifishes (Nothobranchius spp.). Biological diversity in the coastal forests of Eastern Africa
  • Stegeman has been chronicling resistance to toxic PCBs and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in another coastal species, a killifish.
  • Like other visitors, he sees the bustle of life around the mudflats from clams, snails, and crabs, to shorebirds and long-legged waders, and gobies and killifish in the shallows of the estuary.
  • This consists of killifishes, herrings, sardines, gobies, silversides, anchovies small mullets, and lizardfishes to name a few.
  • Each year since 1960, more than 35 tropical American species of fishes, including catfishes, characins, electric fishes, killifishes, and cichlids, have been newly described and named.
  • This consists of killifishes, herrings, sardines, gobies, silversides, anchovies small mullets, and lizardfishes to name a few.
  • The only primarily freshwater killifish in the Northeast is banded killifish.
  • All but five of the species (brown bullhead, yellow bullhead, white sucker, American eel, and banded killifish) described in this article were uncommon in northeastern lakes, occurring in 8% of sampled lakes.
  • Each year since 1960, more than 35 tropical American species of fishes, including catfishes, characins, electric fishes, killifishes, and cichlids, have been newly described and named.
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