Translation of "shoal" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ʃəʊl/ us /ʃoʊl/

a large number of fish swimming as a group

We could see shoals of tiny fish darting around.
Piranhas often feed in shoals.

informal a large number of things or people

In the summer, tourists visit the city in shoals.

specialized geology a raised area of sand or rocks under the surface of the water

bajío, banco de arena

(Translation of “shoal” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ʃəul/

a great number of fish swimming together in one place

banco, cardumen
The fishing boats were searching for large shoals of tuna.

(Translation of “shoal” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)