/ ɡoʊldfɪʃ /
Small golden or orange-red freshwater fishes of Eurasia used as pond or aquarium fishes; SYN. Carassius auratus.
Fish Carassius auratus of the carp family, found in E Asia. Greenish-brown in its natural state, it has for centuries been bred by the Chinese, taking on highly colored and sometimes freakishly shaped forms. Goldfish can see a greater range of colors than any other animal tested.