goldfish

(redirected from Gold fish)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

goldfish

the companion fish among the aquarium fishes. Gold dorsally shading to yellow on the belly. There are many fancy variants including the veiltail, the shubunkin and the lionhead. Called also Carassius auratus. See also Table 23.

goldfish ulcer disease
ulcers scattered over the body caused by atypical Aeromonas salmonicida; encouraged by high water temperature and overcrowding. Called also GUD.
References in periodicals archive ?
She is currently living in Singapore and contemplating getting a gold fish.
We started with 75 one-inch gold fish," said Mary Xiang, Sac State student and Burbank High alumnus who suggested this school as the site for the project, "all but six of them died.
FLYING COLOURS Euro skipper McGinley cradles the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles and, below, the blue and gold fish
WE HAVE HAD A VERY MIXED REACTION TO THIS, AND HERE IS WHAT YOU HAVE HAD TO SAY: Jed JL Bonner: "It is only a gold fish, how many off you have flushed them down the toilet" Norman Richardson: "Even though he was stupid, I do think he has been made an example of.
I was unbelievably jealous of the gold fish who had really pretty costumes and were older than us.
Avoiding wine glasses the size of gold fish bowls in favour of smaller glasses is an easy way to make sure you are not pouring half a bottle with each drink.
Governor John Hickenlooper of Colorado has urged residents of his state to proceed with caution until the situation is clarified, warning that "federal law still says marijuana is an illegal drug, so don't break out the Cheetos or gold fish too quickly.
That said, federal law still says marijuana is an illegal drug so don't break out the Cheetos or gold fish too quickly," Hickenlooper added.
Plant country flowers like cottage garden perennials and wildflowers, use stone and timber for your hard landscaping, and add a pond with water lilies and gold fish.
have however, demonstrated delayed hypersensitivity reactions in rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri) and gold fish (Carassius auratus), respectively.
We've never had a pet as a family except our beloved gold fish, Sammy, who died when we were young and we had to flush him down the toilet.