bottom-feeding fish

bottom-feeding fish
бентосоядная рыба

Англо-русский сельскохозяйственный словарь. 2013.

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  • bottom feeding — fish eating organisms found in or at the bottom of a water body …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • bottom-feeding — adjective of or relating to fish and marine life that feed on the bottom of a body of water • Pertains to noun: ↑bottom feeder * * * /bot euhm fee ding/, n. the activities of a bottom feeder. Also called bottom fishing /bot euhm fish ing/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bottom-feeding — /bot euhm fee ding/, n. the activities of a bottom feeder. Also called bottom fishing /bot euhm fish ing/. * * * …   Universalium

  • bottom feeding — adjective a) (Of a fish or other aquatic creature) which feeds off the bottom of its habitat b) (By extension) (Of a person, news organization, etc) which dwells amidst, or thrives off of, the unwholesome things in society …   Wiktionary

  • bottom-feeding — bot′tom feed ing n. cvb the activities of a bottom feeder Also called bot′tom fish ing …   From formal English to slang

  • Bottom feeder — A bottom feeder is an aquatic animal that feeds on or near the bottom of a body of water. The body of water could be the ocean, a lake, a river, or an aquarium. Bottom feeder is a general term which is used particularly in the context of… …   Wikipedia

  • Bottom feeder (disambiguation) — A Bottom feeder can refer to* A bottom feeding fish, which feeds off the bottom of the sea or a lake (or an aquarium).* a common slang expression for one who can t or won t provide for themselves, and relies on others (friends, relatives,… …   Wikipedia

  • Fish — /fish/, n. Hamilton, 1808 93, U.S. statesman: secretary of state 1869 77. * * * I Any of more than 24,000 species of cold blooded vertebrates found worldwide in fresh and salt water. Living species range from the primitive lampreys and hagfishes… …   Universalium

  • bottom feeder — n. 1. BOTTOM FISH 2. Slang a person who preys upon or panders to the base qualities of others bottom feeding adj …   English World dictionary

  • fish — fishless, adj. /fish/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) fish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) fishes, v. n. 1. any of various cold blooded, aquatic vertebrates, having gills, commonly fins, and typically an elongated body covered with …   Universalium

  • bottom-feeder — noun Date: 1885 1. a fish that feeds at the bottom 2. one that is of the lowest status or rank 3. an opportunist who seeks quick profit usually at the expense of others or from their misfortune • bottom feeding adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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