(or craniate) animals that lack limbs
. Included in this definition are the living hagfish
s, and cartilaginous
and bony fish, as well as various extinct related groups. Most fish are ectotherm
ic ("cold-blooded"), allowing their body temperatures to vary as ambient temperatures change, though some of the large active swimmers like white shark and tuna
can hold a higher core temperature.
Fish and guests in three days are stale.
Fish not, with this melancholy bait,For this fool-gudgeon, this opinion.
A man may fish with the worm that hath eat of a king, and eat of the fish that hath fed of that worm.
Bait the hook well: this fish will bite.
What have we here? a man or a fish? dead or alive? A fish: he smells like a fish; a very ancient and fish-like smell.
I am, out of the ladies' company, like a fish out of water.
It was always the biggest fish I caught that got away.
Only the gamefish swims upstream,But the sensible fish swims down.
People would cry for the death of a bird, but never for the blood of a fish. Blessed are those who have a voice.