Meaning of jewelfish in English:



nounplural noun jewelfish, plural noun jewelfishes

  • A scarlet and green tropical freshwater cichlid fish.

    Hemichromis bimaculatus, family Cichlidae

    ‘Several cichlid genera are popular aquarium fishes - Cichlasoma, Pterophyllum, Symphysodon, and jewelfishes - because of their mild temperament and ease of breeding in captivity.’
    • ‘Examples include the oscar, Jack Dempsey, jewelfish, convict cichlid, Midas cichlid, and spotted tilapia.’