Collective Nouns for Fish, Reptiles and Amphibians

Collective Nouns for Fish, Reptiles and Amphibians

I am sure you know there is no end to learning. We have discussed what a noun is and the various types of nouns. We even examined nouns and their plural forms. Under the types of nouns, we mentioned collective nouns. But the list was not exhaustive. I have, in this post titled, Collective Nouns for Fish, Reptiles and Amphibians, sourced and listed the various collective nouns used for Fish, Reptiles and Amphibians. Do enjoy. Remember to share and send in your comments.

Collective Nouns for Fish, Reptiles and Amphibians

For the purpose of simplicity and clarity, the collective nouns for fish, reptiles and amphibians have been categorised. Here we go…

Collective Nouns for Fish

Fish in general

  • Draft, Nest, School, Shoal of fish
  • (‘school’ generally refers to a group of fish of a single species, moving in full coordination either to avoid predators or in search of food)
  • shoal of fish
  • run of fish
  • catch of fish (‘catch’ generally refers to a group of fish caught for consumption as food)
  • haul of fish (‘haul’ generally refers to a group of fish caught using nets)
  • fry of fish (‘fry’ generally refers to a group of young fish)
  • draft of fish
  • kettle of fish
  • drift of fish
  • scale of fish
  • draught of fish
  • nest of fish

Collective Nouns for Different Species of Fish

  • Army of Herring
  • Battery of Barracudas
  • Bed, Fry, Swarm of Eels
  • Brood, Smack of Jellyfish
  • Draught of fish
  • Family of Sardines
  • Fever of Stingrays
  • Flutter of jellyfish
  • Gam of whales
  • Glint, Troubling of Goldfish
  • Hover of Trout
  • Lap of Cod
  • Pod of dolphin/whales
  • Shiver of Sharks
  • Shoal of Bass
  • Smack/smuth of jellyfish
  • Swarm of eels

 

Collective Nouns for Reptiles and Amphibians

  • Army, Colony of Frogs
  • Bale, Dole, Nest, Turn of Turtles
  • Bask, Float of Crocodiles
  • Bed of Clams/Eels/Oysters/Snakes
  • Congregation of Alligators
  • Congress of Salamanders
  • Den, Generation, Knot, Nest, Pit of Snakes, vipers
  • Knab, Knot, Nest of Toads
  • Knot of Snakes/Toads
  • Lounge of Lizards
  • Nest of vipers
  • Quiver of Cobras
  • Rhumba of Rattlesnakes

 

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