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Synonyms for sheepshead

large (up to 20 lbs) food fish of the eastern coast of the United States and Mexico

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The combined recreational and commercial landings of sheepshead from the gulf coast of Florida between 1990 and 2009 made up 19-44% of the total annual landings of sheepshead for all U.
According to local blogger Sheepshead Bites, 1702 Avenue Z has had a rough marketing history already, after the Corcoran Group inexplicably ditched the property last spring, and a little-known brokerage called Dreamlife Realty took over the reins.
The Sheepshead Bay, which was run at the Widener Turf Course, drew a field of seven fillies and mares, including a trio from the Christophe Clement barn.
Lamis] Deek, the defense attorney, had only one argument, the 'race card' and called Bay People and Sheepshead Bay residents racists and terrorists and added that there are hundreds and hundreds Muslim families living in Sheepshead Bay and that they will all walk to the mosque and not drive"--responding to one concern by opponents, who claim a mosque would increase traffic congestion.
Young-of-the-year sheepshead minnows and mummichog were collected from four marsh pools adjacent to the Rutgers University Marine Field Station from October to November 1996.
Jordan reportedly drew story from first-hand observations--his family operated a lobster shop in Sheepshead Bay for many years--which may explain why much of "Brooklyn Lobster" abounds in precise details rendered with documentary-style realism.
Once they had their array in place, the team exposed male sheepshead minnows to a constant concentration of either strong or weak environmental estrogens.
The Pace University finance major has been investing since his days at Brooklyn's Sheepshead Bay High School, where a business administration class piqued his interest in the stock market.
Regardless of the weather and water conditions, one fish in particular is an absolute given come February and that is the sheepshead.
Muss Development announced the launch of sales at 1 Brooklyn Bay Condominiums, the developer's new luxury residential tower in Sheepshead Bay, and the tallest building in South Brooklyn.
Controversial Sheepshead Bay mosque gets the go-ahead from state judge [Brooklyn Paper]
The cumulative observations of life history and ecology suggest that the sheepshead minnow is using this restored marsh in a manner similar to that of natural marshes based on the available literature.
Snow Dance, a badly beaten also-ran over a soft turf course in Belmont's Grade II Sheepshead Bay Handicap on May 31, found firm footing more to her liking in the New York Handicap.
LILAC QUEEN, whose only defeat in six races came in the German Oaks, represents the in-form Bobby Frankel in the Grade 2 Sheepshead Bay Handicap for fillies and mares over 11 furlongs on turf at Belmont Park today, writes Dan Farley.