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gulp

[gəlp]
(computer science)
A series of bytes considered as a unit.

gulp

An unspecified number of bytes.
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DEAD SEXY: Coffinfish; ALL MOUTH: A fierce looking specimen; COMICAL: Stone Crab; MASSIVE: Chimaera fish; NOSEY: Chimaera pup; CUTE: Blob fish; BOX OF TRICKS: The Umbrella Mouth Gulper Eel has a hinged skull it uses to catch prey; SHARP: Hatchet fish; WELL-NAMED: The Fangtooth
A possible new species of gulper shark similar to the Japanese gulper shark from the Pacific Ocean, Centrophorus acus, is found in the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico (McEachran and Fechhelm, 1998).
Fang tooth has the largest teeth in the ocean for its size - so big that it can't close its mouth - while gulper eels can swallow prey as big as themselves.
When little Louis gets eaten by a Gulper, big sister Sarah knows she has a chance to save him, knowing that Gulpers swallow their food whole, and she quickly sets off on her red bike in pursuit.
This means that red jellyfish cannot be seen, but the predators have other qualities to compensate for their lack of sight - gulper eels can swallow prey as big as themselves.
PSE responded by augmenting the first-generation gulper in the late 1980s with the world's first (and still only) deep-reservoir guide-net system.
The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) has found that SPF mid-water trawlers pose a low risk to deep water species such as orange roughy and gulper sharks and decided that many of the current closures are not required to protect these species during SPF trawler operations.
Having been wished good luck, off the reader goes on a magnificent journey full of excitement, discovery and incredible creatures such as the cookie-cutter shark and the gulper whale.
A sort of vertical worm, with a jaw-droppingly large mouth, the Gulper Eel certainly lived up to its billing, although the Fang Fish, the "Dumbo" octopus (an orange beachball with fins) and the Hairy Angler ("this monster is half a metre across") were right up there.
The lake-spanning net, together with periodic enhancements to the gulper, quickly produced a dramatic turnaround in the number of juvenile sockeye reaching the ocean.
Purchase one sludge gulper, replacing a worn-out vehicle.