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mudsucker

[muhd-suhk-er] /ˈmʌdˌsʌk ər/
noun
1.
a goby, Gillichthys mirabilis, of California, used as bait.
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90; mud + sucker
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  • Staghorn sculpin, yellowfin goby, and long jaw mudsucker are also caught in the nets and sold.
  • Staghorn sculpin, yellowfin goby, and long jaw mudsucker are also caught and sold by shrimpers.

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