poor fish

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Noun1.poor fish - a person who is not very brightpoor fish - a person who is not very bright; "The economy, stupid!"
berk - a stupid person who is easy to take advantage of
blockhead, bonehead, dumbass, dunce, dunderhead, fuckhead, hammerhead, knucklehead, loggerhead, lunkhead, muttonhead, numskull, shithead - a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
klutz - (Yiddish) a clumsy dolt
simpleton, simple - a person lacking intelligence or common sense
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He pointed out that in India a large number of small, largely resource poor fish workers depended on traditional fishing activity as a source of livelihood.
The main reasons for poor fish diversity of Indus seems due to its flow through gorges, Long torrential upper courses in Tibetan plateau and Himalayas, low mean discharge of water, high sediments load, glacier fed water and extent of drainage area (Rafique, 2000).
Ms Jayaram is no stranger to letter writing, when it involves the prime minster of India; nor is she tired of this particular pursuit, which most in the internet-age find pretty boring and unnecessarily time-consuming, as her motive seems to be stemming from her insatiable desire for the care for the downtrodden in her state; in fact, it has troubled her conscience so much that it has ascended through her list of priorities, faster than the poor fish that makes its fatal move to the surface for a breath of fresh air.
Now imagine all the poor fish that feed on these tasteless, dirty balls of nothing.
Poor fish choice and early hiccups with the measurement of the pH and ammonia levels caused the massive fish kill.
The study showed across the board poor fish growth in all the treatment groups with non-significant difference (P [greater than or equal to] 0.
The emirate of Ras Al Khaimah has seen an unprecedented hike in fish prices due to poor fish catches after poor weather.
Analogously, with regard to prey size preferences, under conditions of poor fish availability, we would not expect any size selection by otters, even though large-sized fish are more profitable food than small fish due to greater energy return (Hislop et al.
The poor fish had been dying of exhaustion trying to swim against the tide.
Toward the end (as this show makes clear), the simply contoured outlines of his preferred imagery grew more emphatic; at times the paintings were even comically tinged, as when, for example, the poor fish on the plate seem to be laughing.
Haraldsson delivers the lecture with a self-described "consummate skill" and is puzzled when the reaction is much like his own review of the evening's poor fish stew: "The resulting mixture was far from appetising and formed a grey gloop on one's fork like spiky rice pudding.
Early discussions regarding the reintroduction of bull trout in the Clackamas River Basin were supported by guidance in the species' draft recovery plan, and by biologists working in the basin who believed the factors that caused the bull trout to disappear, such as poor fish passage over dams, habitat modification, and overfishing, had been remedied.