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Fish travel on ice (5)

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I believe the answer is:

skate

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'fish' is the definition.

(skate is a kind of fish)

I don't understand how the rest of the clue works.

This clue was last seen in The Telegraph

(Other definitions for skate that I've seen before include "Takes off like large flatfish", "Fish of ray family", "Ice-gliding blade; fish", "Ice-rink shoe", "Large, edible rays", "Large marine fish", "Glide like large fish", "Runner", "Edible marine fish" and "Food fish".)

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