Similar Terms: Fishes, Finfish, Scalefish

A vertebrate (animal with a backbone) that has gills and lives in water.


(noun) - An animal that grows the fastest between the time it is caught and the time the fisherman describes it to his friends.


Alternatively, 'fishes' refers to more than one Species of fish; finfish refers to sharks, some rays, and bony fishes; and scalefish specifically refers to fish with scales.