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croaker

slang A doctor. Hey, you're not sounding so good—maybe you should go to the croaker
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croaker

n. a doctor. The croaker said my tonsils have to come out.
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Healthy large yellow croaker were collected from the Shacheng Harbor Cultivation Base (Fujian Province, China) and immediately transferred to the laboratory.
A lack of persistence was shown for Atlantic croaker, southern flounder, blue crab, and brown shrimp and indicated that this survey may be ineffective in tracking abundance for some of its target species, at least for the time series and stations selected for our analysis.
Even though the main objective of this norm was to reduce incidental catches of small cetaceans, turtles and some elasmobranch species, it also defined a reduction of fishing effort by limiting the maximum extension of gillnets used in the whitemouth croaker fishery whose total length had reached 34 km by the 2000s (Pio et al, 2012).
One of the best croaker fishing locations is the Santa Ana River Mouth near the northern end of Orange County (about a half-hour to an hour's drive from Los Angeles).
The most prevalent by-catch species were pogi (Brevoortia patronus), cutlass fish (Assurger anzac), white trout (Paralichtys albigutta), Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus), croaker (Micropognias undulates), spot (Cynoscion arenarius), and mantis shrimp (Leiostomus xanthurus).
Photo: Spotfin croaker. Baja to Point Conception; black spot at base of pectoral fin.
If it's been dry in August and September look for the Croaker Hole in Lake George to be paved with flatties, while rain will push them closer to the ocean.
subviridis), herring (Chirocentrus dorab), elongated sole (Solia elongate), black fin sea bream (Acanthopagrus berda), grunts (Pomadasys hasta), croaker (Otolithus ruber), silver sillago (Sillago sihama), sea perch (Lates calcarifer) and jaw fish (Johnius goma).
ROSCOMMON: 5.35 Bay Hill, 6.05 Draco, 6.35 Easy Vic, 7.05 The Cub, 7.35 Ross Na Righ, 8.05 Boss Croaker, 8.35 Heated Debate.
108 WHITE CROAKER HIERARCHIAL HABITAT SELECTION: THE PRIMARY AND SECONDARY DRIVERS OF WHITE CROAKER MOVEMENT IN THE LOS ANGELES AND LONG BEACH HARBORS
BMW spokesman, Scott Croaker, stated that a bolt attached to the engine's VANOS valve system can shear, leading to a loss in oil pressure and the potential for engine failure.
The whitemouth croaker attains 700 mm of total length (TL) and may reach ca.
Transient species are more widely distributed, using oyster reefs as well as other estuarine habitats, including Atlantic croaker {Micropogonias undulatus), silver perch (Bairdiella chrysoura), and spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus) (Harding & Mann 2001, Lederhouse 2009).
Sea-cat fish, Hair-tail fish, Indian Mackerel, Sardines, Small Croaker and the most sought-after Tuna are the main fish species found in Baluchistan.