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sandfish

(ˈsændˌfɪʃ)
n, pl -fish or -fish
(Animals) a burrowing Pacific fish, Trichodon trichodon
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sandfish - either of two small silvery scaleless fishes of the northern Pacific that burrow into sand
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
family Trichodontidae, Trichodontidae - two species of elongate compressed scaleless large-eyed fishes that live in sand or mud
2.sandfish - fish of sandy areas of western Pacific and Indian oceans having an angular snout for burrowing into sand
malacopterygian, soft-finned fish - any fish of the superorder Malacopterygii
genus Gonorhynchus, Gonorhynchus - slender cylindrical marine fishes lacking air bladders and teeth
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Sand, for example, was found in the soup stock, and some of the Japanese sandfish had an odd smell.
Use of micro-algae concentrates for hatchery culture of sandfish, Holotliuria scabra.
The Minister of Environmental Affairs on Thursday, 1 April 2016, published the Biodiversity Management Plan for the Clanwilliam Sandfish (Labeo Seeberi) in Government Gazette No.
The male then starts feeding the female on a high protein diet of lizards, mainly sandfish, to prepare her to lay eggs.
October through February is also prime season for squid, sandfish and king crab off the east coast of the Korean peninsula, and it is not unusual that there would be high numbers of boats at sea, said Kim Do-hoon, a professor of fisheries science at Bukyong National University in Busan.
Yet, from all these known fish prey species, only Pacific sandfish was caught in trawls in both river areas, but in very small numbers.
Sandfish, by Saudi Arabian filmmaker Ahd Kamel, is set in the UAE in the 1960s and tells the story of an orphan girl being sold to an old man who already has two wives.
The validity of a proportional model is not explicitly noted, however, the fluctuations of the catches in the species such as snow crab (22), sandfish (23), (24) and walleye pollock (25) are already explained without assuming a density-dependent effect in the fluctuation mechanism in catches.
Sandfish (Holothuria scabra) with shrimp (Penaeus monodon) co-culture tank trials.
The biological inspiration for our sand-swimming robot is the sandfish lizard, which inhabits the Sahara desert in Africa and rapidly buries into and swims within sand," said Goldman.
The sandfish lizard wriggles through desert sands like a sci-fi monster.