Dictionary of Fish and Aquarium Terms

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I've been working on compiling a dictionary of sorts for fish and aquarium terms. I try to explain the terms in a way that even I can understand (I'm a little slow on the uptake). Thanks to Butterfly for the list of terms she wanted to see on there. Butterfly - hopefully I got them all.

It will always be a work in progress (so many terms and concepts not in it yet) and I've set up a form for submitting terms and/or definitions if you notice one that's missing. You can also use the form for telling me about corrections you think need to be made or clarifications...

Here 'tis:
Aquarium and Fish Dictionary

Form:
Definition Suggestions

Thanks for looking,
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what a fantastic idea!! ;D
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Mike it looks wonderful! Thanks so much!
Now where will the link be put so it will be very visible? May I suggest at the top under tropical fish picture gallery?
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Very cool! Thanks for all of your work! ;D
 

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Butterfly said:
Mike it looks wonderful! Thanks so much!
Now where will the link be put so it will be very visible? May I suggest at the top under tropical fish picture gallery?
Carol
that sounds like the perfect place! - cant miss it there
 

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Have you thought of including any of the fish related slang words/abbreviations we use a lot? Like MTS and so on...
 

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0morrokh said:
Have you thought of including any of the fish related slang words/abbreviations we use a lot?  Like MTS and so on...
thats a good idea as a lot of newbies do ask...
 

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This is a brilliant idea. Wonderful job Carol and Mike I wasn't here for a while so I wasn't able to help with the Dictionary, but I have some aquarium books that contain a lot of useful terms explained. I could go over the books and check if there are any terms needed to be added.

When I take a term definition from a book, should I provide reference info? Because that would be a direct quote, or at least a paraphrase.
 

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Mike did all the work, I just suggested a list I would like to see included
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Yes, please let me know if you're taking it directly from somewhere. We'll credit the source.
 

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OK
 

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When I go and use the spell check it says that the word 'killifish' isn't a word, could you maybe add it to the list please Mike?
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I'll have to figure out how to add terms (if possible) to the forum spell check dictionary
 

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Thanks, it's not that important anyways, I was just wondering.
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