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midshipman

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midshipman fish:

see toadfishtoadfish,
common name for the sluggish, bottom-feeding fishes of the family Batrachoididae, found mainly in marine and brackish waters worldwide. Toadfishes feed largely on crustaceans and small fishes.
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midshipman

any of several American toadfishes of the genus Porichthys, having small light-producing organs on the undersurface of their bodies
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With a total endowment of 287 crew members, the 47 midshipmen who will travel, 9 of them women, belong to the 148th Naval Escalafon, 83 Marine Corps School and 104 Intendance School promotions.
The Commissioning Parade comprised 65 Pakistani and 12 Midshipmen from friendly countries as well as 98 Cadets of Short Service Commission Course including 25 female Cadets, said a news release issued here by Directorate of Public Relations of Pakistan Navy.
A large number of senior military officers, ambassadors, defence attaches of friendly countries, civil dignitaries and parents / relatives of passing out midshipmen and cadets attended the ceremony.
The ceremony was attended by a large number of senior military officers, Ambassadors, Defence Attaches of friendly countries, civil dignitaries and parents/ relatives of passing out Midshipmen and cadets, according to the press release.
The Commander of the Royal Saudi Naval force in his speech at the 111 th Midshipmen and 20th Short Service Commission (SSC) Course Commissioning Parade highlighted the close collaboration of armed forces of both the nations are reflective of the deep rooted fraternal relationships between them.
KARACHI -- 111th Midshipmen and 20th Short Service Commission (SSC) Course Commissioning Parade was held at Pakistan Naval Academy PNS RAHBAR.
As the summer progresses, the new midshipmen rapidly assimilate basic skills in seamanship, navigation, damage control, sailing, and handling yard patrol craft.
The army chief speaking at the passing out Parade of 110th Midshipmen and 19th Short Service Course held at Naval Academy, Karachi, said: 'the new government has extended a hand of peace and friendship towards India with utmost sincerity but it should not be taken as our weakness, peace benefits everybody.
According to Fox News, as many as dozens of midshipmen are being investigated for an alleged drug abuse, RT reported.
Pointing at the midshipmen of the navy, the Prime Minister hoped that they will engage themselves in the noble duty of protecting the country's independence and sovereignty being imbued with the spirit of the Liberation War.
The 107th Midshipmen and 16th Short Service Commission Course Commissioning Parade, comprising 72 Pakistani and 28 officers from friendly countries, was held at Pakistan Naval Academy PNS RAHBAR.
Accordingly, 40 Midshipmen of the 30th (Technical and IT), 23 Midshipmen of 31st KDU intakes, 15 Midshipmen from the 55th Cadet Entry along with 14 Service Entry candidates marched through the portals of NMA on a majestic note, marking one of the most memorable milestone in their naval career.