bottom fish


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bottom fish

n.
A fish, such as a catfish, carp, or flounder, that lives on or near the bottom of a body of water.

bot′tom fish`


n.
any of certain fishes that live at or near the bottom of a body of water. Also called ground fish.
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Noun1.bottom fish - fish that live on the sea bottom (particularly the commercially important gadoid fish like cod and haddock, or flatfish like flounder)bottom fish - fish that live on the sea bottom (particularly the commercially important gadoid fish like cod and haddock, or flatfish like flounder)
food fish - any fish used for food by human beings
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Live baits like shrimp, pilchards or ballyhoo are great baits for the bottom fish and a chunk of a fresh frozen Spanish sardine will get you plenty of strikes.
Round goby, a small bottom fish native to eastern Europe, was accidentally introduced to the Great Lakes in ballast water of cargo ships.
I refuse to accept valuations alone as a factor to bottom fish in emerging markets since EPS growth estimates are meaningless in a global crisis.
TEPCO claimed that the recorded Cesium level was 258 times the government limit for safe consumption, adding that it will check further for contamination of greenling and sea creatures that bottom fish feed on, including crabs and prawns.
Hopefully some may see that this can be achieved by moving the top and bottom fish in column 3 to equivalent positions in column 1.
Trawling vessels use depth recorders and Global Positioning System equipment to find bottom fish and crustaceans.
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Because of the conditions, we aim for the bottom fish.
Sports fishermen who have switched from salmon to other saltwater bottom fish have caused alarming declines in those species as well.
She rolls her humpback three times over in fierce ascent, And then she blows, Ambergris and bottom fish, Gushing oil and gushing mud, Dating back to Noah's Flood.
Black sea bass and grey (aka mangrove) snapper are great fish to catch and in most cases are easier to find than the more glamorous and popular bottom fish.