bottom-dwelling bottom-dwelling

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to fish and marine life that dwell on the bottom of a body of water

Usage(s):

  1. This freedom means that you will never tether yourself to an eternally hopeless bottom-dwelling club--unless that's your masochistic bent.
  2. The benthic, or bottom-dwelling, plants and animals represent the least-known ecosystem on the planet.
  3. This freedom means that you will never tether yourself to an eternally hopeless bottom-dwelling club unless that's your masochistic bent.

News

  1. Gov. Patrick Seeks SBA Help For Mass. Fishermen

    Patrick has officially certified that Massachusetts fishermen who chase bottom-dwelling groundfish have suffered "substantial economic injury."
    on September 17, 2013     Source: WBUR Boston

  2. Patrick seeks SBA help for Mass. fishermen

    BOSTON — Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has taken a step toward making his state's battered fishing industry eligible for federal disaster assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration. Earlier this month, Patrick officially certified that Massachusetts fishermen who chase bottom-dwelling groundfish had suffered "substantial economic injury." He cited the poor health of key fish ...
    on September 17, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  3. N.H. joins lawsuit against fishing regulations

    The rules, which took effect May 1, include major cuts in catch limits for bottom-dwelling ground fish.
    on September 17, 2013     Source: Portland Press Herald

Quotes

  • Liddy calls the bureau "bottom-dwelling slugs ...... a pack of nitwits out to make war on those Americans who take seriously the Second Amendment."
    on Sep 19, 2008 By: G Gordon Liddy Source: Media Matters for America

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