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[Obsolete lump, lumpfish; see lumpfish + sucker (from the suction disk of the fish ).]


(Animals) See lumpfish
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Noun1.lumpsucker - any of several very small lumpfisheslumpsucker - any of several very small lumpfishes
Cyclopterus lumpus, lumpfish - clumsy soft thick-bodied northern Atlantic fish with pelvic fins fused into a sucker; edible roe used for caviar
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It is beyond the scope of this paper to give a full inventory of morphospecies for this exceptionally diverse and well-preserved assemblage, but remains are dominated by medullosan pteridosperms and include pinnae ofMacroneuropteris scheuckzeri with cyclopterid pinnules, Neuropteris ovata, and trunks with downwardrecurved petioles.
As with all the other plant beds in this succession, medullosan pteridosperm remains are dominant and comprise Macroneuropteris scheuchzeri with cyclopterid pinnules, Neuropteris ovata, and trunks with downward-recurved petioles.
Lawrence estuary, principally osmerids, gadids, cottids, cyclopterids and pleuronectids, consisted of 25 species (Able, 1978) and 15 of these also occurred in Penobscot Bay.