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Synonyms for silversides

small fishes having a silver stripe along each side

the common North American shiner

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It is less likely competition will occur with the more marine California Grunion and Jacksmelt but juveniles of these species utilize larger tidal bays and estuaries and could be impacted.
Among the collection of characters featured in "SNAFU'D" are Moe's crooked used car manager Roy, his inefficient office manager Bea, and Fat Armand, Moe's nemesis and the owner of Grunion Bay Imports' chief competitor.
The Grunion Gazette said the new buses, which cost approximately $750,000 each, are expected to demonstrate a fuel efficiency of about five miles per gallon.
Effects of p,p'-DDT on developmental stability of pectoral fin rays in the grunion (Leuresthes tenuis).
An increased supply of another favorite food - a smelt fish called the grunion, whose egg-laden females often line up in the surf zone close to beaches - also is occurring.
She is here competing with other piscivorous (fish-eating) birds in search of anchovy, shiner perch and grunion to eat.
and grunion runs at high-tide nights, the silverside animals flashing in
MediaNews buys two Long Beach weeklies: The Grunion Gazette and the Downtown Gazette, two weeklies published in Long Beach, Calif.
Redescription of Argulus melanostictus (Branchiura: Argulidae), a parasite of California grunion (Leuresthes tenuis.
He reckons the quivering, tentacled molluscs were stranded while chasing a school of grunion - a fish that spawns on the sand at high tide.
McDonald says their signature drinks, Cove Coffee, a blend of coffee, Frangelico and Bailey's; and the Grunion Run, a blended drink comprised of Kahlua, brandy and coffee, are very popular.
He listed six kinds of commercial marine fishes and invertebrates being studied by his laboratory: albacore; Pacific sardine; California grunion, Leuresthes tenuis; clams (mainly the Pismo clam, Tivela stultorum); Pacific herring, Clupea pallasi; and California halibut, Paralichthys californicus (Thompson, 1924a).
In summer, When grunion spawn at midnight in the surf, We look for them on the sand to throw them back.
By February 18, there were 496 live and 403 dead, oil-soaked waterfowl, and 1,000 grunion fish were found dead on the beach.
This good little museum, with a wave machine and exhibits on South Coast marine life, will be sponsoring grunion hunts July 9 and 23.