white cloud mountain fish

variants: or less commonly white cloud

Definition of white cloud mountain fish

: a very small Chinese freshwater fish (Tanichthys albonubes) that is brilliantly striped in gold and blue with the caudal fin red and tipped with white in the male and is often kept in the tropical aquarium

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“White cloud mountain fish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20cloud%20mountain%20fish. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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