marine creature


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Noun1.marine creature - any of numerous animals inhabiting the sea including e.g. fishes and molluscs and many mammalsmarine creature - any of numerous animals inhabiting the sea including e.g. fishes and molluscs and many mammals
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
bycatch, by-catch - unwanted marine creatures that are caught in the nets while fishing for another species; "thousands of dolphins and porpoises and whales are killed as part of the by-catch each year"
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The centre also held separate workshops on making a paper puppet and another on making transparent roses, in addition to displaying embalmed Qatari marine creature.
He, nonetheless, admitted the possibility that the mysterious object in the water could have been the work of an inventive prankster, saying it was either a very interesting animal or someone's interpretation of a marine creature.
Which marine creature is known as a sea wasp in Australia?
Whether you're dressing up as a marine creature to clean up beaches in Hermanus, South Africa or attending a screening of the Coral Sea Dreaming documentary in Queensland, Australia, find an event near you to celebrate.
AN INVASIVE marine creature has been found in Scottish waters for the first time.
Summary: The fishermen's syndicate in Sidon issued a statement on Monday warning citizens about the dangers of a poisonous fish that has been once again found off Lebanon's coast, while the city's Hammoud Hospital organized a seminar to raise awareness about the deadly marine creature.
They are a popular fish with scuba divers, who have been known to even "hitch a ride" with larger forms of the marine creature.
Nor is it the case, as some people have suggested, that all tenured professors are like the tiny marine creature known as the sea squirt, whose unique evolutionary strategy involves finding a suitable home to attach itself to, at which point, finding the organ no longer necessary for survival, it consumes its own brain as food.
A fabled marine creature usually represented as having the head, trunk, and arms of a woman and a lower part like the tail of a fish.
A fabulous marine creature, half woman and half fish.
Fabulous lushly colored, textured, multi- media illustrations lead the reader from page to page by hinting at the next marine creature to appear, following up the food chain of the seas.
He found the perfect blend of his interests: In graduate school he studied horseshoe crabs, a marine creature whose simple brain provides Insight into more-complex brains.

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