midshipman


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midshipman

or

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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"If he will have me," cried the midshipman, "I am ready!"
And the midshipman, making himself as it were the echo of the body, cried, "Commander, it is `they' come back again!"
This is where the ever persistent Type I males of the Pacific midshipman fish (Porichthys notatus) score a one-up.
In breeding season, male plainfin midshipman fish (Porichthys notatus) spend their nights singing--if that's the word for hours of sustained foghorn hums.
The crew of 27 officers, 192 non-commissioned officers and 132 training officers 20% of whom are women are on their final year of midshipman training.
He is a Licensed Minister in the Church of England, has three adult children and one new little granddaughter of whom he is enormously proud, and is the author of A Baltic Affair, Limehouse Boys, and Harry Heron: Midshipman's Journey, the first book in the Harry Heron Adventure Series.
Midshipman 1st Class Jenna Westerberg serves as this semester's Brigade commander, following on the heels of Midshipman 1st Class Margo Darragh's leadership in the same position during the fall semester.
Sperry Junior Navigator of the Year Award for 2014 to Midshipman Robert Francisco Yerkes-Medina in ceremonies at the US Naval Academy.
Naval Academy football players sexually assaulted a midshipman because the woman's contradictory and misleading testimony damaged her credibility, according to an investigating officer's report obtained by The Associated Press.
There was also the element of adventure - just as young people today from the region join the navy and go off to Afghanistan." Mr Ward revealed that Eaton, at the time a signal midshipman, would have been at the heart of the crunch moment of the battle on the Temeraire, which was second in line to Nelson's HMS Victory.
Experts said the noise could be caused by male midshipman fish which produce a droning from their swim bladder to attract females.
Innocent on the Bounty; the court-martial and pardon of midshipman Peter Heywood, in letters.