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Aline Z

Do you know the plural of "starfish"? What about "fish"?
Thank you

4 Jul 2010      


the plural of fish is fish

4 Jul 2010     


The plural of starfish is starfish.  (Starfishes is an alternative)
When I was at the beach I saw three starfish in a rock pool.
The plural of fish is fish.
There were lots of fish in the pond. (Fishes is an alternative - not incorrect but rarely used.)

4 Jul 2010     

United States

If I īm not mistaken the plural of fish is fish if they are of the same kind. If there is a variety then you use fishes. "I saw a school of fish." "There were manykinds of fishes in the tank."

4 Jul 2010