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grunion:

see silversidessilversides,
common name for small shore fishes, belonging to the family Antherinidae, abundant in the warmer waters of the Atlantic and Pacific, and named for the silvery stripe on either side of the body.
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This year, grunions have been staying around in the shallows.
Argulus melanostictus and other parasitic crustaceans on the California grunion, Leuresthes tenuis (Osteichthyes: Atherinidae).
Thompson, with his wife Julia, also published in 1919 a pioneering study of the spawning behavior of the California grunion, Leuresthes tenuis (Thompson and Thompson, 1919).
John Abele, leader of the Grunion expedition and founder of Boston Scientific Corporation.
During the remarkable spawning runs of California Grunion Leuresthes tenuis (Teleostei: Atherinopsidae), thousands of these silverside fish emerge from the ocean and actively move about on beaches to lay their eggs in the damp sand (Spratt, 1986).
The plucky pooch invites Penny and her parents Paul (Stephen Colbert) and Patty (Leslie Mann) to his plush New York home in the hope of patching up the children's differences in front of Mrs Grunion.
8 Common name Family Gulf of the Farallones (GF) thresher shark Alopiidae wolf-eel Anarhichadidae jacksmelt Atherinidae California grunion Atherinidae plainfin midshipman Batrachoididae Pacific sanddab Bothidae jack mackerel Carangidae medusafish Centrolophidae Pacific herring Clupeidae Pacific sardine Clupeidae American shad Clupeidae Pac.
GRUNION RUN: Spring is here, and that's when the little silver fish come out to mate.
The SM-30 deep sea search sonar was built in the Seattle area and has been involved in several other high-profile finds in deep water which include: the submarine USS Grunion, sunk in 1942 and found in 2006 off Kiska Island, Alaska; the Israeli submarine Dakar sunk in 1967 and found in the Mediterranean Sea in 1999; and the SS Central America sunk in 1857 and found in 1986 off of the East Coast of the United States.
Small Talk was barely complete when it unwittingly found its way to the other side of the Atlantic where the legendary management duo of Q Primes Peter Mensch and Cliff Burnstein signed them to their new Grunion label.
Grunion along with other characters, throughout the remaining 1960s.
What a Christly stink," Grunion says for the third time.