devil fish


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Related to devil fish: Angel fish, Jesus fish
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devil fish

n (= ray)Rochen m; (= octopus)Tintenfisch m
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There was not a mark of dignity or pride upon his bestial countenance, while his enormous bulk spread itself out upon the platform where he squatted like some huge devil fish, his six limbs accentuating the similarity in a horrible and startling manner.
While this is the season for rays, also known as Devil Fish, the quantity that the Gaza fishermen dragged on to the beach is much larger than usual.
It also advised on the acquisition of Devil Fish Poker by The Weather Lottery, an online lottery and gaming company.
Devil Fish (October 08) He's had six races and won three of them.
The creatures may look grotesque and they may be slippery ( it's impossible to keep them as pets because they have a mind of their own and are better escape artistes than Houdini) but you cannot accuse them of being mean, though they are known as devil fish in America and sui gwai ( white ghost) or worse, laai por ( muddy old woman) in China.
Butch Dick's images connect with the "Sea" theme and include salmon, the harbour seal, the devil fish (octopus), and the sea monster.
When Devil Fish Came Out to Play: Adventures of an Abalone Diver" is the memoir of a person who made his living risking his life throughout the 1960s and 70s as an abalone diver, one who harvested the clam-like creature in the sea.
I have heard them called devil fish by people of the surface, but they are as ominous as potatoes.
At the end of the 20th century, however, San Ignacio Lagoon bears witness to a much different interaction between modern humans and the whalers' devil fish.