- a herringlike fish, Chanos chanos, of warm ocean waters in southeastern Asia.
Origin of milkfish
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Mau rung panahúna ang bangrus mubagaybay, This is the time the milkfish develops egg fat.
Lamì gab-úlun ang isdang bangus, Milkfish makes good gab-ul.
- a large silvery tropical clupeoid food and game fish, Chanos chanos: family Chanidae
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