broadbill


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Synonyms for broadbill

tropical American heron related to night herons

freshwater duck of the northern hemisphere having a broad flat bill

small birds of the Old World tropics having bright plumage and short wide bills

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If going for a broadbill swordfish interests you, plenty of charter captains up and down the South Florida coast specialize in this fishery.
Because of the unknown trematode status of most of the above species at the time of recommendation, breeding was either suspended altogether (for blue-crowned motmots, blue-grey tanagers, crested wood partridge, emerald starlings, Inca terns, Micronesian kingfishers, pheasant pigeons, sunbitterns, and white-headed buffalo weavers) or artificial incubation of eggs and hand-rearing of chicks (lesser green broadbills and Bali mynahs) was performed to prevent chick exposure to the intermediate host.
obesus), as well as broadbill swordfish and striped marlin (Kajikia audax) (AFMA (2)).
We opted to spend the first night on anchor at Latham, fish the majority of the next day and prepare to troll for Broadbill whilst slowly making our way back to Dar.
Very clearly in the non-omen category is the fruiting-call of the Indian cuckoo (kuang kaput) or the forecast of rain by the black and yellow broadbill (pelopou).
Extinct species include the dusky seaside sparrow, Guam broadbill (a bird), and two small fish living in desert springs.
The Guam broadbill (Myiagra freycineti), a small flycatcher that occurred only on the island of Guam, was listed as endangered in 1984.
The broadbill declined due to habitat destruction and predation by brown tree snakes that were introduced to the island.
USS Broadbill vets, friends and family: Evan Crane (716) 434-4859
The California drift gillnet fishery for broadbill swordfish, Xiphias gladius, and common thresher shark, Alopias vulpinus, developed in the late 1970's when incidental catches of pelagic sharks in small-mesh coastal drift gillnets targeting barracuda, Sphyraena argentea, and white seabass, Atractoscion nobilis, motivated fishermen to experiment with large-mesh nets targeting thresher shark.
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Since the early 1950s, longline fishing fleets have expanded into most of the world's oceans in search of tuna, broadbill and more recently toothfish.
Also, for the author to refer to broadbill and swordfish as two separate species is wrong.
Some of these species are in danger of extinction or are rare in Thailand, including some lowland forest species, such as the dusky broadbill (Corydon sumatranus) and the black-and-red broadbill (Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos).