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n.1.(Zool.) The pintail duck.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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During an amazing afternoon snorkelling along the resort's reefs, I swam with a shoal of grunts and saw a sharptail snake eel wind its way below, as pelicans and frigate birds dived for supper above.
I knocked down a sharptail on a snowy November morning in the foothills of the Beartooth Mountains.
Recreational anglers as a rule aren't fond of the southern stingrays--most would prefer to avoid the "sharptail flounder." On the other hand, many recognize that the stingray--like the aforementioned manta--may be escorted by desirable foodfish or sportfish catches.
A shot is fired, feathers erupt, and a sharptail is delivered to hand from the mouth of a loyal retriever.
Ichisawa, "Marine animals recorded in the Sea of Japan around Tottori Prefecture from 2010 to 2011, with notes on a large specimen of Sharptail Mola collected off Sakaiminato," Bulletin of the Tottori Prefectural Museum, vol.
However, the first report (Goode 1877) of Mola mola (as M rotunda) from Bermuda was actually based on misidentification of a third species, the Sharptail Mola, Masturus lanceolatus (Lenard 1840).
of occurrence (m) Loligo pealeii, 2,872 73,028 78.9 30-563/150 longfin squid Illex coindetti, 852 5,881 13.9 128-563/297 southern shortfin squid Loligo plei, arrow 105 7,826 8.3 39-213/98 squid Octopus vulagris, 13 85 5.1 39-189/116 common octopus Amusium papyraceum, 5 459 5.0 55-132/89 paper scallop Tonna galea, giant 5 16 0.9 130-176/151 tun Pholidoteuthis 4 14 0.5 373-563/480 adami, pink scaled squid Abralia redfieldi 2 995 7.3 69-516/246 (no common name) Illex oxygonius, 2 10 0.4 172-444/270 sharptail shortfin squid Semirossia equalis, 2 574 11.5 59-436/153 greater shining bobtail Temp.
1 0.0 Sharptail goby Gobionessus oceanicus 1 0.0 Lined Seahorse Hippocampus erectus 1 0.0 Grey snapper Lutjanus griseus 1 0.0 Inland silverside Menidia beryllina 1 0.0 Southern kingfish Menticirrhus americanus 1 0.0 Pigfish Orthopristis chrysoptera 1 0.0 Least puffer Sphoeroides parvus 1 0.0 Hogchoker Trinectes maculatus 1 0.0 Total crustaceans 15,056 83.6 Grass shrimp Palaemonetes ssp.
Between deer hunts, we'd dropped plenty of Hungarian partridge and sharptail grouse for Rocky, my yellow Lab, to retrieve.
Tuchton, DMNS ZA.12737; 1F, Sharptail Open Space, Louviers (39.45 [degrees]N, 105.05 [degrees]W), 27 May 2005, B.
Important species: Besides the endangered Fender's blue butterfly and threatened Kincaid's lupine, the preserve is home to species of concern such as the western gray squirrel, sharptail snake, southern alligator lizard, horned lark, western meadowlark and Taylor's checkerspot butterfly.
The new Danner Sharptail Chukka is a five-inch moctoe boot that comfortably supports feet with full-grain pebbled leather uppers with padded tongue and collar.