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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.
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The Lobster Market is fragmented into five parts by species; American lobster, European lobster, Caribbean spiny lobster, Australian spiny lobster, Red Rock Lobster.
The released lobster is also the heaviest ornate spiny lobster caught in Taitung in recent years.
The zoo's tiny spiny mice enjoying gnawing on the beech trees The three mice are all girls but have never been named.
This note documents a recent finding of the Balkan spiny loach on the River Jihlava, extending its current geographic range in Central Europe.
The fishery on mature female spiny dogfish in the 1990s led to a significant reduction in female spawning stock biomass in the WNA (Rago and Sosebee, 2009), because the resulting size-selective mortality exceeded the growth and reproductive rates of this AT-selected species.
Florida spiny lobsters are designed to not come out of their hiding spots.
Squalus acanthias, spiny dogfish, age, growth, dorsal spine, North Aegean Sea.
The spiny seahorse parents are still on display but the new brood will be kept behind the scenes in the nursery to enable them to receive special care.
Ultimately, the success or failure of the trap design at catching postlarval California Spiny Lobster was the most important criteria in this evaluation.
Packard explained that the spiny water flea produces a thick-walled resting egg that can remain dormant for long periods of time and is resistant to environmental extremes of temperature and dryness.
"Stunno's Surf Adventure" is a unique, exciting, fantastic tale of a surfing echidna, or Australian spiny anteater.
In conclusion, given the relatively high abundance of Spiny Dogfish in months with warmer water temperatures (June and July) as reported in this study, it is reasonable to consider that this species is an important component of the fish assemblage and thus, part of the food web associated with Eelgrass beds of Padilla Bay.