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  *鱼* | 鱼* | *鱼
fish / CL: 條|条,
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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *鱼* | 鱼* | *鱼
surname Yu
mokugyo / wooden fish (percussion instrument)
alligator / crocodile
mermaid
salted fish
to fish (with line and hook) / to dupe
mermaid / dugong / sea cow / manatee / giant salamander
whale / CL: 條|条
shark
octopus
Crucian carp
to catch fish / to fish
goldfish
to catch fish / (fig.) to loaf on the job / to be slack / to take it easy
abalone
Pisces (star sign)
ribbonfish / hairtail / beltfish / cutlassfish (family Trichiuridae)
Exocet (missile)
flying fish
carp
squid
cod
cuttlefish
yellow croaker (fish)
octopus
Sichuan poached sliced fish in hot chili oil
turtle / terrapin / Taiwan pr. [jia4 yu2]
salmon (loanword)
tapertail anchovy (Coilia ectenes) / various species of cutlassfish / saury
eel
bass / perch
deep-fried fish
tuna
whitefish
fresh fish / living fish
mandarin fish / Chinese perch (Siniperca chuatsi)
tropical fish
oriental whitebait / slender silvery-white fish e.g. Galaxias maculatus and Salangichthys microdon
grass carp
catfish
black carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) / herring / mackerel
flatfish / flounder
silvery pomfret / butterfish
sardine (loanword)
to fish in troubled water (idiom); to take advantage of a crisis for personal gain
(coll.) to fire sb / to sack sb
turbot / European imported turbot / same as 大菱鮃|大菱鲆
freshwater fish
salmon / trout
variant of 鯊魚|鲨鱼
Pacific saury (Cololabis saira)
clownfish / anemonefish
to fish
a fish that escaped the net (idiom) / (fig.) sb or sth that slips through the net
silverfish (Lepisma saccharina)
sweet and sour fish
Jiayu county in Xianning 咸寧|咸宁, Hubei
barracuda
piranha
silverfish (Lepisma saccarina) / fish moth
blobfish (Psychrolutes marcidus)
yellow croaker (fish) / corvina
sturgeon
Japanese Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorus niphonius)
lit. water that is too clean holds no fish (idiom) / fig. one who is too severe has no friends
Chinese giant salamander (Andrias davidianus)
grouper (Portuguese: garoupa) / also called / Epinephelinae (subfamily of Serranidae, fish family including grouper)
silver carp
herring
tuna (loanword)
mandarin fish
eel
zebrafish
Reeves shad (Tenualosa reevesii)
flowerhorn cichlid
chum salmon
use a long line to catch a big fish (idiom); a long-term plan for major returns
swordfish
piranha (fish)
trout
gray mullet (Mugil cephalus) / snakehead fish (family Channidae)
lantern fish
lit. climb a tree to catch a fish (idiom); fig. to attempt the impossible
saury fish (family Scomberesocidae)
shark
flounder / plaice
Croceine croaker (Pseudosciaena crocea), a fish popular in Cantonese cooking
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
porgy (Pagrosomus major)
Japanese Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorus niphonius)
mackerel
shark sucker (Echeneis naucrates)
mudskipper (amphibious fish)
bighead carp / Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
ocean sunfish (Mola mola)
dace
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