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Smooth Toadfish Tetractenos glaber
2013-01-15 15:23:28

The smooth toadfish is found strictly along the eastern and southeastern coast of Australia from Queensland to Tasmania. It lives on muddy bottoms in both freshwater and brackish (salty) areas; also it is the most abundant fish in Port Phillip Bay. This fish will often swim in large schools entering estuaries with tide water. The smooth toadfish is a small fish reaching a maximum length of 6...

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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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