sea animal

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Noun1.sea animal - any of numerous animals inhabiting the sea including e.g. fishes and molluscs and many mammalssea animal - any of numerous animals inhabiting the sea including e.g. fishes and molluscs and many mammals
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
bycatch, by-catch - unwanted marine creatures that are caught in the nets while fishing for another species; "thousands of dolphins and porpoises and whales are killed as part of the by-catch each year"
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And yet here you are, at the top of your life, where diminishing and dying begin, living an obscure and sordid existence, hunting sea animals for the satisfaction of woman's vanity and love of decoration, revelling in a piggishness, to use your own words, which is anything and everything except splendid.
They lived in cabins that looked like canoes; being, for the most part formed of the jaw-bone of a whale, put up as rafters, across which were laid pieces of driftwood covered over with long grass, the skins of large sea animals, and earth; so as to be quite comfortable, in despite of the rigors of the climate; though we are told they had as ancient and fish-like an odor, "as had the quarters of Jonah, when he lodged within the whale."
a rare example of dating of sea animal using amber inclusions.
The creature, with a yellow hue and three segments, drew comparisons to several things including a jellyfish, part of a jellyfish and part of a sea animal.
This small eight-inch-long sea animal doesn't look like any octopus you've ever seen!
Additional information and suggested learning activities provided at the end of the book will help educators, caregivers, and children ages four to ten learn about this interesting sea animal.
Based on a report submitted by the Saudi Food and Drug Authority, the Council of Ministers approved a memorandum of cooperation with Morocco related to safety and quality of land and sea animal products, animal fodder, and veterinary medicines.
Take this quiz to find out which sea animal matches your personality the best.
A ferry again hit a sea animal believed to be a whale during operations Sunday in the sea off Kyushu but nobody aboard was injured, the ship's operator said.
This flower-like sea animal (photo at left) wasn't looking for trouble -- anemones never do.