Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various fishes of the suborder Notothenioidei, especially those of the family Channichthyidae, found in Antarctic and southern South American waters and having blood containing no hemoglobin.
  • noun Any of various small fishes of the family Salangidae, found in Southeast Asia and having translucent or transparent bodies.

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  • noun biology Any of many perciform fish, of the order Notothenioidei, that live in the cold, continental-shelf waters of the Antarctic
  • noun The noodlefish.

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Examples

  • Besides a supplier who provides from Tsukiji, Takayama-san also has a supplier who provides from the smaller fish market in Osaka, for, he says, there are some northern fish, such as icefish and certain eels, that are more readily available in desirable quality and quantities in Osaka than in Tokyo.

    If You Knew Sushi

  • Besides a supplier who provides from Tsukiji, Takayama-san also has a supplier who provides from the smaller fish market in Osaka, for, he says, there are some northern fish, such as icefish and certain eels, that are more readily available in desirable quality and quantities in Osaka than in Tokyo.

    If You Knew Sushi

  • Besides a supplier who provides from Tsukiji, Takayama-san also has a supplier who provides from the smaller fish market in Osaka, for, he says, there are some northern fish, such as icefish and certain eels, that are more readily available in desirable quality and quantities in Osaka than in Tokyo.

    How Now Brownpau

  • She don't come along when I icefish, she eats tuna from the pantry shelf.

    At the Viking Poetry Slam

  • I didn't want to ski, snowshoe, icefish, or watch TV.

    Winter Fishing Blues

  • Fishing takes place around South Georgia and in adjacent waters in some months of the year, with fishing licences sold by the territory for Patagonian toothfish, cod icefish and krill.

    South Georgia

  • Antarcticain 1998, NASA satellite data showed that the Antarctic ozone hole was the largest on record, covering 27 million square kilometers; researchers in 1997 found that increased ultraviolet light passing through the hole damages the DNA of icefish, an Antarctic fish lacking hemoglobin; ozone depletion earlier was shown to harm one-celled Antarctic marine plants; in 2002, significant areas of ice shelves disintegrated in response to regional warming

    Environment-current issues

  • Frequently occurring fish around Heard Island are icefish Champsocephalus gunnari and Channichthys rhinoceratus, Antarctic cods Notothenia squamifrons and Dissostichus eleginoides, and rays Bathyraja spp.

    Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Australia

  • Environment—current issues: in 1998, NASA satellite data showed that the Antarctic ozone hole was the largest on record, covering 27 million square kilometers; researchers in 1997 found that increased ultraviolet light passing through the hole damages the DNA of icefish, an Antarctic fish lacking hemoglobin; ozone depletion earlier was shown to harm one-celled Antarctic marine plants; in 2002, significant areas of ice shelves disintegrated in response to regional warming

    Antarctica

  • In the end, it's one of those choices we have to make in life: icefish and tuna sinew or that new H.D. TV for the next season of American Idol.

    If You Knew Sushi

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