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Synonyms for spiny

Synonyms for spiny

full of sharp needlelike protuberances

so replete with interlocking points and complications as to be painfully irritating

Synonyms for spiny

having spines


having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.

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This note documents a recent finding of the Balkan spiny loach on the River Jihlava, extending its current geographic range in Central Europe.
It carried this secret for thousands of years and then, one day, an idle citizen of ancient Tyre (a city in present-day Lebanon) made an important and startling discovery (important for the people of those times and startling for all future spiny dye-murexes).
Regular spiny lobster season runs August 6 through March 31.
The spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias) is a small demersal shark of temperate continental shelf areas worldwide.
Zoo director Frankie Hobro said: "We were delighted to have courtship behaviour from our new spiny seahorses this season, but we weren't really expecting any breeding success this soon.
These indicate if monitoring is recommended or management measures are proposed, such as Margate and Long Sands EMS and Skerries Bank and Surrounds MCZ, where potential measures are included for protecting sandbanks and rock and the spiny lobster.
The highest CPUEs of Spiny Dogfish captured during overnight gill-net sets were recorded in June and July (Table 1; Fig.
The recent recovery, with increased abundance, of spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias) in the late 2000s in the northeast U.
As with the spiny water flea, native to Eurasia, the vast majority of water-borne invasive species have not been found in the reservoir, its tributaries, or in ponds within the watershed, Ms.
The first type (GuSI; Figure 1) was a modification of a design previously used in, among other places, Baja California, Mexico to successfully monitor postlarval California Spiny Lobster abundances (Arteaga-Rios et al.
A prominent tuft of spiny hair on the back, a white tail tip and three pairs of teats represent the unique set of characteristics describing a new genus of rat which has been discovered in the Moluccan province of Indonesia.
Spiny and short-snouted seahorses are our native species and live in eelgrass in Studland Bay, Dorset.
It is the first spiny turtle to ever be bred in the UK.
The ban will be extended under Honduran legislation and the Regional Regulations for Fisheries Ordinance of the spiny lobster (Panulirus argus), said the Secretariat of Agriculture and Livestock (SAG) in Honduras.
The section devoted to identification of crayfish relies on division of the species into what the author calls 'giant', 'intermediate' and 'dwarf' spiny crayfish, each group characterised by about 20 morphological, ecological and behavioural features, some overlapping.