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A large active silvery fish of the Indo-Pacific region, farmed for food in SE Asia and the Philippines.
- ‘The Shark Observatory at Ras Mohammed is a viewpoint on a high promontory from where, years ago, visitors could view large shoals of milkfish with their dorsal fins breaking the surface.’
- ‘The Council of Agriculture yesterday urged that annual domestic production of milkfish should not exceed 40,000 tonnes in order to maintain reasonable prices and profits.’
- ‘There's this mythical fish, you see, called a milkfish.’
- ‘Furthermore, there is evidence for spontaneous thrombus formation in skipjack and yellowfin tunas, as well as in milkfish.’
- ‘Kosasih said many of the dead fish were popular with consumers, including milkfish, shrimps, and rays.’
- ‘Local fishermen report spotting species like the milkfish, which is rarely found near such small islands.’
- ‘Only divers knew that these were actually big shoals of milkfish that cruised off-shore.’
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