Definition of piscivore in English:

piscivore

noun

Zoology

See piscivorous

  • ‘Adult beluga sturgeon are mainly piscivores, swimming at middle depths and preying mostly on pelagic fish species.’
  • ‘As they mature, their foraging patterns shift and the fish become opportunistic piscivores.’
  • ‘Malapterurus electricus is a voracious piscivore, hunting and stunning its prey using its paralyzing electrical organ discharge.’
  • ‘For now, we use a mean value for other avian piscivores, though we are completing balance trials on captive loons.’
  • ‘It is a piscivore that is cryptically silver-colored and optimized for speed and prey capture.’