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Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

An instrument package towed behind a ship so that the measurements are unaffected by the ship and its equipment. A fish commonly contains a magnetometer and side-scan sonar.

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Fish

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 1519 words.

Freshwater Fish Saltwater Flat Fish

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fish

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 9 words.

(pl. fishes in zoology, fish in commerce)

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fish

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 62 words.

The plural form is normally fish (nets full of fish / They caught seven fish yesterday); but fishes

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fish

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 76 words.

The plural is usually fish (he caught seven fish yesterday; nets full of fish; all the fish in the sea...

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fish

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 62 words.

The plural form is normally fish (nets full of fish / They caught seven fish yesterday); but fishes

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Fish

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 38 words.

1. English: from Middle English fische, fish ‘fish’, a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller, or

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Fish

Sandra L. Oliver, Sandra L. Oliver and Sandra L. Oliver.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2004; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 13942 words.

This entry contains three subentries: Freshwater Fish Saltwater Fish Saltwater Shellfish

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Fish

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 527 words.

The fish was used as a symbol of Christ by the early Christians on account of the fish mentioned in

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fish

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 299 words.

big fish: see big cheese at big.

a big fish in a small (or little) pond a person

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fish

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 54 words.

mend (a broken spar, etc.) with a piece of wood (fish or fish-plate). XVII. — (O)F. ficher :- Rom. *

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fish

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 23 words.

A cold‐blooded vertebrate animal that lives in water and breathes through gills; most fish have scales. See also game fish

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fish

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 470 words.

In the Middle Ages fish formed a major part of everyone's diet, especially during Lent and other religious festivals. Fish ponds...

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in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 132 words.

bish, dish, fish, Frisch, Gish, knish, pish, squish, swish, wish • clayish, greyish (US grayish) •

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fish

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 132 words.

bish, dish, fish, Frisch, Gish, knish, pish, squish, swish, wish • clayish, greyish (US grayish) •

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Fishes

Peter B. Moyle, James Hobbs and Teejay O'Rear.

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 6604 words.

Fish assemblages in three marsh regions were compared. Sixty percent of delta species were alien species, 50% of Suisun fishes, and 13% of South Bay fishes. Eighty-three percent of delta...

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Fish

Louis Jacobs.

in A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 109 words.

it is somewhat surprising that while there are many references to fish and fishing in the Bible there are no

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fish

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 112 words.

Many species of fish lived in the Sea of *Galilee and the *Jordan. They were sometimes caught

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fish

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 112 words.

Many species of fish lived in the Sea of Galilee and the Jordan. They were sometimes caught with a

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Fish

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

January 2010; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 5722 words.

Marine and freshwater environments face challenges as modern fish harvesting methods put pressure on wild fish stocks. Aquaculture, in which fish are bred in ponds or...

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Fishes

Dean A. Hendrickson.

in Encyclopedia of Evolution

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology. 5375 words.

Fossils tell us that fishes have lived and evolved on the earth for more than 500 million years. It is

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