flounder


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falter

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dither

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to proceed or perform in an unsteady, faltering manner

to move about in an indolent or clumsy manner

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flesh of any of various American and European flatfish

any of various European and non-European marine flatfish

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walk with great difficulty

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behave awkwardly

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Although most flounder are caught on jigs, it's hard to beat live bait.
Flounders have started to show in the Wear in greater numbers with marks between the Business Park and Claxheugh the best venues.
The summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus) is a paralichthid flatfish that supports lucrative fisheries throughout its geographic range; adults mainly occupy estuarine and inner continental shelf waters in the Mid-Atlantic Bight from Massachusetts to North Carolina (Packer et al.
There are 3 recent collections of Kamchatka Flounder from the Gulf of Alaska in the University of Washington Fish Collection (UW 111528, 410 mm SL, off the Sanak Islands; UW 119477, 280 mm SL, near the Shumagin Islands; and UW 112900, 560 mm SL, off the Alexander Archipelago).
First of all, the increase in state commercial limits was a result of the two determining federal fisheries authorities -- the New England Fishery Management Council and NOAA Fisheries -- concluding that winter flounder stock mortality was well below the threshold.
While Hanlon and others have documented two other species of octopuses imitating flounder in Indonesian waters, this is the first report of flounder mimicry by an Atlantic octopus, and only the fourth convincing case of mimicry for cephalopods.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships between summer cyanobacterial blooms, abundance indices of young flounder, and changes in the distribution and abundance of the flounder spawning stock.
At the top of the list, in addition to flounder, there are sole, turbot, and halibut.
It is expected that the new method will contribute to improving efficiency in flounder preservation.
For the statewide comparison, the investigators analyzed the mercury content of samples of three types of fish commonly available in New Jersey--tuna, flounder, and bluefish.
Elizabeth Neal, daughter of Capt Rob Neal, 436th APS, caught the third biggest fish, a flounder measuring 19 inches.
The actor-director, who first made his name as Flounder in the 1978 film ``National Lampoon's Animal House,'' would gorge on plate after plate of ribs from the kickoff until the final seconds of the broadcast.