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, hammerhead, knucklehead, loggerhead, lunkhead, muttonhead, numskull - 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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THE other day in Leazes Park watched a kittiwake Hovering, still above the lake, Then plummeting like an earthquake, cruel and brutal airborne shark, poor fish for to take.
The final image was of a plate serving the same poor fish. It is said that life comes full circle.
Phytate in plant by-products decreases the bioavailability of minerals and deposition of nutrients in fish body, resulting in poor fish growth.
Eye-witness Gail Warwood said: "Please help these poor fish. They are suffering and dying.
This was on account of receding water levels coupled with improper fishing practices and poor fish handling.
"Poor fish welfare in the last few minutes of life can significantly degrade the quality of the fish, erasing efforts made over years of careful farming to raise healthy and high-quality animals.
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.
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] 0.05) in final weight, gain in weight, SGR and FCR.
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.The pump has been switched off and Mai and Charlie are now thriving.