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walleye:

see strabismusstrabismus
, inability of the eyes to focus together because of an imbalance in the muscles that control eye movement; also called squint. It is a consequence of weakness or uneven development of one or more of the six small muscles that surround the eye.
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walleye

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walleyed pike:

see perchperch,
common name for some members of the family Percidae, symmetrical freshwater fishes of N Europe, Asia, and North America. The perches belong to the large order Perciformes (spiny-finned fishes) and are related to the sunfishes and the sea basses.
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walleye

1. a divergent squint
2. opacity of the cornea
3. an eye having a white or light-coloured iris
4. (in some collies) an eye that is particoloured white and blue
5. a North American pikeperch, Stizostedion vitreum, valued as a food and game fish
6. any of various other fishes having large staring eyes
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During the summer, some of Quinte's best walleye action occurs at depths of 60 to 120 feet.
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The AGM-62 Walleye missile was developed as a television-guided bomb in the early 1960s by engineers at the Naval Ordnance Center (now NAWCWD) in China Lake.
Walleye percent survivorship (mean = 47.5, SD = 0.7) was significantly higher when stocked at 200,000 fish per surface acre (p < 0.03) than at 250,000 or 300,000 fish per surface acre.
The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the genetic identity of walleye in the upper Cumberland River.
In the GOA, the principal habitat of juvenile walleye pollock occurs from Kodiak Island to Unimak Pass (Brodeur and Wilson, 1996) (Fig.
Members of the year-class of 2003 hatch will provide most of Ohio's walleye catches, with contributions from the 2001 and 2005 hatches, as well as some fish from the hatches of 1999 and 2007.
While prized by anglers in many parts of the United States as a game fish, walleye would not be a welcome addition to the upper Willamette watershed, where its toothsome presence would pose yet another threat to endangered spring chinook salmon.