bottom-dweller


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Noun1.bottom-dweller - a fish that lives and feeds on the bottom of a body of water
fish - any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills; "the shark is a large fish"; "in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"
mullet - bottom dwelling marine warm water fishes with two barbels on the chin
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The Cambrian animals Odontogriphus and Wiwaxia might not have been much to look at - the former a naked slug, the latter a creeping bottom-dweller covered with spines and scales.
With prices at a 30-year low, MaineOs lobster industry canOt afford to let the ancient bottom-dweller sell itself.
I was in 10th grade and a bottom-dweller, as far as popularity was concerned.
In his first five games playing for the Knicks, the team has won three-of-five games, which included a road victory against high-flying Miami, but also a loss to bottom-dweller Cleveland.
This will also be another opportunity for USC to record a rare victory against a Pacific-10 Conference bottom-dweller.
Practitioner Hedblom brings personal narratives to the forefront in this guide for alcohol addicts and their therapists, and their words bridge the transitions they have made from practicing alcoholic to bottom-dweller to seeker of healing to recovery.
Or you could blame the schedule for providing USC a bottom-dweller after two top-15 opponents.
Baseball bash: After sweeping SCIAC bottom-dweller Cal Tech over the weekend, the Kingsmen baseball team (13-2, 11-1) remained tied for first place with Redlands.
A It is never a great sign when management reaches into the depths of a department and promotes a bottom-dweller to a top position.
Collegiate OB confirmed top spot in the fourth division, beating bottom-dwellers Rhein 4-0 while Civserv went nap without reply against lowly Quarry Bank as Liobians chalked up their first win of the season with a thumping 3-1 win over Convocation.
MLS bottom-dwellers Montreal Impact's fortunes may be about to turn, and they are worth backing at a big price against shaky Real Salt Lake, writes Matthew Hill.