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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *魚* | 魚* | *魚
fish / CL: 條|条,
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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *魚* | 魚* | *魚
surname Yu
shark
octopus
to fish (with line and hook) / to dupe
carp
Pisces (star sign)
salmon / trout
mermaid
abalone
tuna (Tw)
alligator / crocodile
squid
whale / CL: 條|条
cuttlefish
eel
a fish that escaped the net (idiom) / (fig.) sb or sth that slips through the net
tuna (loanword)
milkfish (Chanos chanos)
eel
cod
trout
to catch fish / to fish
bass / perch
tuna
flatfish / flounder
to fish
Crucian carp
piranha
salmon (loanword)
gray mullet (Mugil cephalus) / snakehead fish (family Channidae)
tropical fish
oriental whitebait / slender silvery-white fish e.g. Galaxias maculatus and Salangichthys microdon
sweet and sour fish
to fish in troubled water (idiom); to take advantage of a crisis for personal gain
goldfish
turtle / terrapin / Taiwan pr. [jia4 yu2]
Exocet (missile)
flying fish
mermaid / dugong / sea cow / manatee / giant salamander
(coll.) to fire sb / to sack sb
mokugyo / wooden fish (percussion instrument)
skate (cartilaginous fish belonging to the family Rajidae) / stingray
ribbonfish / hairtail / beltfish / cutlassfish (family Trichiuridae)
deep-fried fish
grass carp
saury fish (family Scomberesocidae)
tapertail anchovy (Coilia ectenes) / various species of cutlassfish / saury
mackerel
herring
to catch fish / (fig.) to loaf on the job / to be slack / to take it easy
clownfish / anemonefish
yellow croaker (fish)
Sichuan poached sliced fish in hot chili oil
sardine (loanword)
largehead hairtail / beltfish / Trichiurus lepturus
grouper (Portuguese: garoupa) / also called / Epinephelinae (subfamily of Serranidae, fish family including grouper)
salted fish
use a long line to catch a big fish (idiom); a long-term plan for major returns
Pacific saury (Cololabis saira)
lit. climb a tree to catch a fish (idiom); fig. to attempt the impossible
mandarin fish
sturgeon
swordfish
ocean sunfish (Mola mola)
variant of 鯊魚|鲨鱼
octopus
barracuda
halibut
catfish
ocean sunfish (Mola mola)
freshwater fish
zebrafish
to fish in troubled water (idiom); to take advantage of a crisis for personal gain / also written 渾水摸魚|浑水摸鱼
anchovy
tilapia
fresh fish / living fish
Chinese giant salamander (Andrias davidianus)
silver carp
mudskipper (amphibious fish)
yellow croaker (fish) / corvina
Japanese Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorus niphonius)
turbot / European imported turbot / same as 大菱鮃|大菱鲆
silverfish (Lepisma saccharina)
mandarin fish / Chinese perch (Siniperca chuatsi)
silvery pomfret / butterfish
lantern fish
flowerhorn cichlid
goby (flat fish, Gobiidae)
Jiayu county in Xianning 咸寧|咸宁, Hubei
whitefish
trout
anchovy
chum salmon
Reeves shad (Tenualosa reevesii)
black carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) / herring / mackerel
Croceine croaker (Pseudosciaena crocea), a fish popular in Cantonese cooking
Indo-Pacific wrasse (Gomphosus varius)
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