sand hopper


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Synonyms for sand hopper

small amphipod crustaceans that hop like fleas

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two cool return sand hoppers (225 tons each)--450 tons;
Stationary mixers can be positioned over the receiving sand hopper of a core machine or to feed a transfer car to serve several machines.
The corebox is clamped together above a sand hopper, rolled over, and a measured amount of sand is blown into the corebox.
Differently designed bills allow each species to exploit a different food source, the curlew and godwits can reach the lugworms and rag worms hidden well below the surface, while smaller billed dunlins, grey plover and knot can snap up tiny shells and sand hoppers lingering too long on the surface.
Weever fish mostly live on quieter beaches where they eat little sand hoppers and flies.