Definition of gurnard in English:
A bottom-dwelling fish of coastal waters, with a heavily boned head and three fingerlike pectoral rays, which it uses for searching for food and for walking on the seabed.
- In a sandy gully bounded by low, fissured limestone sides, we come across a pogge and a long-spined scorpion fish, a tub gurnard and finally a lemon sole.
- Their main food supplies are dabs, whiting and gurnards, all fish that are easily outrun and caught by chasing tope.
- In shallow waters, you'll eventually get tired of tripping over monkfish (angler fish) of all sizes, plaice, turbot, soles, gurnards, scorpionfish and literally hundreds of edible crabs and lobsters.
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