French Fish Vocabulary
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Learn French fish vocabulary and dishes

How do you say Fish in French? Cod? Whiting? Sea bream?

Learn French Fish Vocabulary with Audio Clips and a Quiz to test your knowledge.


Are you like me, a fish addict?
Learn this vocabulary list and enjoy your addiction to fishes in France!

The English Channel, the Mediterranean sea and the Atlantic ocean offer a wide rande of fishes in France. So don't miss your chance to make yourself understood and eat the fish you like!


On this page, you'll find fishes in French.
For each word, you'll be able to:


Let's start learning names of fishes in French now!

Audio Lesson: Top 20 Fishes

du saumon salmon


du saumon fumé smoked salmon


de la sole sole


de l'églefin haddock


de l'aiguillette needlefish


une allache sardinella


du bar sea bass


du brochet pike


du cabillaud cod


de la dorade sea bream


du carrelet plaice


du colin hake


du merlan whiting


du brochet de mer barracuda


de l'espadon swordfish


du flétan halibut


du hareng herring


de la lotte de mer monkfish


du maquereau mackerel


de la raie skate


du rouget red mullet


du thon tuna


de la truite trout


de l'exocet flying fish


du turbot turbot

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It's good to know how to say any fish in French. But what about learning dishes you might see when reading la carte?

Audio Lesson: French Fish Courses

la bouillabaisse fish stew


la brandade de morue salt cod mousse


une darne fish steak


à l'Arlésienne with tomatoes, onions, olives


à l'Armoricaine with brandy, white wine, herbs, tomatoes, onions


à la Dieppoise white wine sauce

Would you like to test your knowledge now? Take the vocabulary test and get instant results!

Online Games and Exercises

Quiz: Fish

Select the correct answer by checking the box next to the appropriate answer choice.

 
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