It occurs to me that a classroom teacher could make use of this concept. The teacher could give the students a list of 100 different fish names (from Trumpetfish to Rudderfish to Jewelfish), ask the students to make predictions about the characteristics of the fish based on the name, then research their unique species. Or, students could brainstorm a list of 'silly' fish names, then do research to determine which ones are real fish and which ones are not.
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Ranker has fish in the office. They are real fish with real bodies and real lives, real dreams, and real heartbreak. This list doesn't include fish living in fish bodies, but instead, people, movies, bands, foods, and other things that have "fish" in their names. Some examples of these things are: Swedish Fish, , and Laurence Fishburne. Also Go Fish, the game. Also that band Fishbone that was on "Saturday Night Live" once in the '90s. As far as real fish bodies go, there are are few foods that include fish meat, like fish tacos, which are pretty good, and crawfish (or crayfish, if you prefer [but not crawdads]), which aren't really fish, but are still called that. Also Goldfish, which are not fish at all, but cracker snacks. Please add other fish-type things that are missing, and vote up . Don't forget that Albert Fish was a !
The ridgeback prawn gets its name from its hard shell.
And, thus, began our great discovery about compound fish names: There are a million of them! We went on to name countless real fish names based on other animals.
introducing Fernando Idris Goldstein Lee!