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green·ling

 (grēn′lĭng)
n.
Any of various marine food fishes of the family Hexagrammidae, which frequent rocky coastal areas of the northern Pacific.

greenling

(ˈɡriːnlɪŋ)
n
(Animals) any scorpaenoid food fish of the family Hexagrammidae of the North Pacific Ocean

green•ling

(ˈgrin lɪŋ)

n.
any spiny-finned food fish of the genus Hexagrammos, of N Pacific coasts.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.greenling - food fish of the northern Pacificgreenling - food fish of the northern Pacific  
scorpaenoid, scorpaenoid fish - fishes having the head armored with bony plates
Hexagrammos decagrammus, kelp greenling - common food and sport fish of western coast of North America
convict fish, convictfish, Oxylebius pictus, painted greenling - greenling with whitish body marked with black bands
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In 2004, when the US introduced a temporary tax holiday to encourage the return of offshore earnings, Bermuda's share was 10.4 per cent, according to a report published in 2011 by the Greenling Institute.
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When the vegetation strands a train full of commuters, modern life comes to a halt, but anger is turned aside by the Greenling.
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2015: Differential effects of the environment on the growth of arabesque greenling (Pleurogrammus azonus): does rising temperature benefit young but not old fish?
Social behavior and coloration changes in painted greenling, Oxylebius pictus (Pisces: Hexagrammidae).
Greenling, a Web-based home delivery company based in Austin, Texas, began offering its service in Houston this year.
However, whilst there is wide recognition of the importance of recovery teams to oversee conservation programs that may be both biologically and politically complex, and extend over many years, there are only three recognised invertebrate 'recovery' teams in Victoria (for the Giant Gippsland earthworm, the Eltham copper butterfly and the Ancient greenling damselfly), and these are noted below.
A greenling caught off Fukushima Prefecture last August with a high concentration of radioactive cesium was contaminated in waters near the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, a report released by the Fisheries Agency said Thursday.
TOKYO - A greenling caught off Fukushima Prefecture last August with a high concentration of radioactive cesium was contaminated in waters near the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, a report released by the Fisheries Agency said Thursday.
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