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  *鱼* | 鱼* | *鱼
fish / CL: 條|条,
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  *鱼* | 鱼* | *鱼
surname Yu
to fish (with line and hook) / to dupe
salted fish
to catch fish / (fig.) to loaf on the job / to be slack / to take it easy
to catch fish / to fish
alligator / crocodile
octopus
mermaid / dugong / sea cow / manatee / giant salamander
goldfish
carp
squid
shark
Pisces (star sign)
mermaid
catfish
turtle / terrapin / Taiwan pr. [jia4 yu2]
abalone
whale / CL: 條|条
tapertail anchovy (Coilia ectenes) / various species of cutlassfish / saury
eel
bass / perch
to fish in troubled water (idiom); to take advantage of a crisis for personal gain
tuna
yellow croaker (fish)
salmon / trout
silvery pomfret / butterfish
mokugyo / wooden fish (percussion instrument)
fresh fish / living fish
(coll.) to fire sb / to sack sb
sweet and sour fish
black carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) / herring / mackerel
Jiayu county in Xianning 咸寧|咸宁, Hubei
to fish
cuttlefish
blotched snakehead (Channa maculata)
shark
sturgeon
eel
bighead carp / Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Chinese high-fin banded shark (Myxocyprinus asiaticus)
silverfish (Lepisma saccarina) / fish moth
oriental whitebait / slender silvery-white fish e.g. Galaxias maculatus and Salangichthys microdon
deep-fried fish
silver carp
mandarin fish / Chinese perch (Siniperca chuatsi)
blobfish (Psychrolutes marcidus)
chum salmon
trout
yellow croaker (fish) / corvina
gray mullet (Mugil cephalus) / snakehead fish (family Channidae)
Japanese Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorus niphonius)
herring
sardine (loanword)
Chinese giant salamander (Andrias davidianus)
a fire in the city gates is also a calamity for the fish in the moat (idiom); the bystander will also suffer / fig. you can't escape responsibility for your actions / ask not for whom the bell tolls - it tolls for thee
giant oarfish (Regalecus glesne)
a fish that escaped the net (idiom) / (fig.) sb or sth that slips through the net
ocean sunfish (Mola mola)
barracuda
swordfish
silverfish / CL: 隻|只
Reeves shad (Tenualosa reevesii)
mackerel
variant of 劍魚|剑鱼
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
bony fishes / Osteichthyes (taxonomic class including most fish)
anchovy
mudskipper (amphibious fish)
largehead hairtail / beltfish / Trichiurus lepturus
lit. climb a tree to catch a fish (idiom); fig. to attempt the impossible
tuna (Tw)
Exocet (missile)
flying fish
grass carp
barracuda
to make the ugly beautiful (idiom)
a fish at the bottom of the pot (idiom) / in a desperate situation
horseshoe crab (Tachypleus tridentatus)
cobia or black kingfish (Rachycentron canadum)
lancelet (Branchiostoma lanceolatum), a primitive fish
flounder
Hong Kong catfish (Clarias fuscus)
milkfish (Chanos chanos)
king salmon / Chinook salmon
stir-fried yellow fish filet
skate (cartilaginous fish belonging to the family Rajidae) / stingray
to guard a tree-stump, waiting for rabbits, and climb a tree to catch fish (idiom); without any practical course of action
soft-shelled turtle / also termed 鱉|鳖
shark sucker (Echeneis naucrates)
flathead grey mullet (Mugil cephalus)
flounder / plaice
Epinephelus septemfasciatus

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