fish/fishes

Discussion in 'English Only' started by dautismat, Jun 24, 2015.

  1. dautismat Member

    Vietnamese
    Hello everyone,

    I have little confusion with this:

    I want to ask thay why they use "fish" in this sentence but not "fishes"?
     
  2. The Newt

    The Newt Senior Member

    USA / EEUU
    English - US
    "Fish" is the usual plural. "Fishes" is often used when referring to multiple species: marine fishes of Vietnam, etc.
     
  3. dautismat Member

    Vietnamese
    Thank you, Newt, for your answer :)
     
  4. Thomas Tompion Senior Member

    Southern England
    English - England

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