jawfish

NOUN
  1. small large-mouthed tropical marine fishes common along sandy bottoms; males brood egg balls in their mouths; popular aquarium fishes
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How To Use jawfish In A Sentence

  • In nature, jawfish live in colonies of from fifty to several hundred extremely territorial individuals.
  • We also went through our first little swim through and saw a juvenile spotted drum and some jawfish popping their heads out of the sand. TravelPod.com TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at TravelPod.com
  • On the sandy floor a gold spectacled jawfish, affectionately known as Harry, cradled a brood of eggs in his open mouth.
  • Bluespotted jawfish are usually found on the ocean bottom at depths of 18-24 m, near cliff bases or rocky outcroppings of offshore islands.
  • There is the jawfish father, using his mouth not to catch prey but to carry his brood to hatching. Times, Sunday Times
  • Nudibranchs are found everywhere, and just in front of the jetty, jawfish peer out of their holes, with mouthfuls of eggs.
  • Philosophy may not have an answer but the black-marble jawfish does. Times, Sunday Times
  • Fire corals and stony corals on top of a boulder at Carval Rock colonies of yellow-headed jawfish live on rubble areas among the coral at the Indians site dolphins in the lagoon at Prospect Reef Resort
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