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Urist likes milkfish for their silvery bodies.

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· Aquatic

Cannot be tamed 
Birth: 1,000 cm3
Mid: 4,000 cm3
Max: 10,000 cm3

Adult at: 1
Max age: 20-30
Butchering returns

Food items

Meat 8
Fat 8
Brain 1
Heart 1
Intestines 1
Liver 1
Kidneys 2
Tripe 1
Sweetbread 1
Spleen 1

Raw materials

Bones 6
Skull 1
Skin Scales

Wikipedia article

This article is about the current version of DF.
Note that some content may still need to be updated.

A medium-sized fish found around coasts and islands. It is easy prey for predators.

Milkfish are a species of fish who can be found in tropical oceans, lakes and rivers, in clusters of 3-7 individuals. Very small in size, they provide only a small amount of returns when butchered. As non-vermin fish, milkfish can't be fished by fisherdwarves, but can be caught with the use of a drowning chamber. Infant milkfish are called milkfish fry.

Some dwarves like milkfish for their silvery bodies.

Admired for their silvery bodies.
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Despite their name, milkfish can not be milked.