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any of numerous compressed deep-bodied tropical fishes with sandpapery skin and erectile spines in the first dorsal fin

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Two wrasse, a mullet and a trigger fish gave Zac Williams 1.66kg and put him in second place again, while Craig Maddock was third with 1.56kg from a trigger fish and two wrasse.
However, another scientific theory is that over-fishing has radically reduced the numbers of many of the jellyfish's predators such as trigger fish, sunfish and turtles.
Every morning before breakfast, my partner and I climbed down the villa's stilts and snorkelled straight from our sundeck into the sea, to be welcomed by glittering parrot and trigger fish.
They were Titan Trigger Fish, so the dog became "Trigger".
A jiggle also is subtle enough to be used to trigger fish at the end of a lift-fall-hold, as part of a sequence that includes some nods or as a movement all by itself."
Arthur, who has also written episodes of the BBC's Casualty and the TV series Harry, is about to finish a script for a feature film which he was commissioned to do by London-based company Trigger Fish Productions.
Don't eat trigger fish. They have been implicated in food poisoning cases because the flesh is contaminated by poisonous organisms they eat, warned the late Alwyne Wheeler, former curator of fishes at London's Natural History Museum.
The bill asks that the fish, also known as the rectangular trigger fish, be named the official fish of Hawaii.
Mike, a tropical fish enthusiast since the age of 14, gave him a new home, where he also kept a variety of other species including piranhas, lionfish and trigger fish.
It was the second day of four on the Perhentian Islands, located a few kilometres off the eastern coast of the Malaysian Peninsula and already, in the space of a couple of hours, we'd seen green turtles, Napoleon wrasse, reef sharks, trigger fish and stingrays, as well as the nameless milieu.
The catch follows the discovery of semi-tropical scorpion fish and trigger fish in Cornwall.
Bring your pool to life with colorful, lifelike Rainbow Reef Magic-Action Trigger Fish ($15.99) and Battle Shark ($22.99).
Claire Murray introduces the Garden Faeries Collection of playful characters, as well as adds patterns to existing hand-hooked and handtufted collections, including: Claire's Basket, Tang Fish, Trigger Fish, Clown Fish, Potted Primrose and Nantucket Cottage
Hee, director of merchandising and product development for Booklines Hawaii, Ltd., saw her daughters' furry friends and thought, "Why can't we interpret this into Hawaiian-type beanie toys?" In November of 1998, Booklines gave birth to the Hawaiian Collectible green sea turtle or honu, humpback whale, gecko, and trigger fish or humuhumunukunukuapuaa.