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spiny

(spī′nē)
adj. spin·ier, spin·iest
1. Bearing or covered with spines, thorns, or similar stiff projections.
2. Shaped like a spine.

spin′i·ness n.

spiny

sharp spines protrude.

spiny amaranth
amaranthusspinosum.
spiny anteater
see echidna.
spiny clotburr
xanthiumspinosum.
spiny emex
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The first specimen of Balkan spiny loach in the River Jihlava was caught on 19 July 2016 below the Medlov weir.
The extract made a superb dye and from thenceforth man became the hapless spiny dye-murex's enemy number one.
SPINY LOBSTER PERMIT: Required if saltwater license required.
Age data contribute to knowledge of spiny dogfish life-history parameters and reproductive potential (Gallucci et al.
I believe that, with the same dedication and determination, we can do the same now with spiny seahorses.
Forays by Spiny Dogfish into shallower waters are likely limited to nighttime (NOAA 1990), suggesting that they may not use Eelgrass habitat during the day or may use Eelgrass habitat differently between day and night.
Spiny dogfish have experienced varying levels of exploitation since the reporting of commercial landings in the 1960s.
In lakes where it has been found, the spiny water flea competes with native species for the available food supply, and fouls fishing lines by clustering in huge masses on them, she told the group, which included several who said they regularly fish the reservoir.
believed to be the preferred California Spiny Lobster postlarval habitat (Barsky 2001) was in the immediate vicinity of the traps.
Halmaheramys bokimekot is a terrestrial spiny rat of medium body size with brownish grey fur on its back and a greyish white belly.
Five years ago, experts spotted 40 spiny seahorses and one short-snouted pair but none this year.
Spiny turtles, which are native to southeast Asia and Indonesia, are faced with extinction in the wild because of habitat loss, hunting and the international pet trade.