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anasalienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; mullet; Warty-lipped MulletThe anas fish has scales and its color is white. It eats sand and the moss on coral. If there are bits of food floating on the ocean then it eats them. It lives along the beach and along the reef also. This fish is good food. In the English language they call it ‘mullet’.anas riu1.6.1.5Fishfish
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anas riualienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; mullet; Sea MulletThe anas_riu, why it is just an anas but when it gets large, then they call it anas_riu. And when they travel in a group/school and they see them out in the ocean, they will see that they are black.anas1.6.1.5Fishfish
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ar1har1alienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishray (generic term); stingrayTok PisinwarAr is a fish that is flat and it looks like it has wings. There on its long tail it has its knife it cuts with. Its body it is like the body of a shark, it is like it has sand on it. It has bones, however they aren’t strong, it is just bite-through-able also like shark bones. The ar eats sand and it lives in sandy areas where there are no rocks, and out there in the deep too it lives. This fish they eat also. In the English language they call it ‘ray’. Five different kinds are here with us: mangailo, ar_man, ar_batu, ar_án_kon, and one that is round they call it ar_án_gargar and its color is reddish.báisunTypes of raysar án gargarar án konar batuar manmangailo1.6.1.5Fishfish
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ar án gargaralienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishray typeAr_án_gargar is like the ar_batu it is round and it lives beneath the gargar coral. It is just little, and its color is brown and it is spotted with blue. And its tail is short also like the ar_batu.
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ar án konalienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishray typeThe ar_án_kon lives there in the sandy areas and it sleeps/lies remaining there in the sand. Its skin is brown and spotted with yellow.ar11.6.1.5Fishfish
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ar batualienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishray typeThis ar stays under the batu coral and it is like it is brown in colour and it is spotted with blue. Its tail is short and it also has a barb.ar11.6.1.5Fishfish
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ar manalienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishray type; Eagle RayThe ar_man is just like the ar, however its wings are very long. And its tail also is very long and there is also its barb it cuts with. Its color it is like it is blackish and spotted with white. It eats just like the ar.
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banatalienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; sea perch; Black Spot SnapperThis fish lives along the reef. Its colour is a bit yellow and there is one black spot there close to its tail. It also has scales. It eats small fish like the bikbik and sangsang and small crabs. They fish for it for food. It is not very big.banat án tang1.6.1.5Fishfish
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banat án tangalienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; Blue-lined Sea PerchThe banat_án_tang is just the banat, but it’s the one that is big. It lives out in the deep. When it is big then they call it banat_án_tang.
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barahalienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish typeThis fish lives in flowing rivers. Its color is like it is off white (or gold-coloured) and it has scales. This fish they eat it.hat barah1.6.1.5Fishfish
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báirohalienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; flying fishThe báiroh lives in deep water and it has wings. When big fish come to kill it, then it flies with its wings far (away) and like that the big fish don’t kill it for their food. It also has scales like the tala (herring). Its size is a bit bigger than the tala.
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beualienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; shark (generic term); Nurse Shark; Tiger Shark; Grey SharkTok PisinsakThere are many kinds of shark that live out in the deep (water). Its color is brown and its stomach is white. And its skin is like it has sand on it, when you take hold of it then its body is rough. It kills small fish for its food and sometimes it bites people. And when large fish are lethargic with a wound of a spear in their body and then the shark smells it, then he will hit-get it and then he will eat it. They name only three different kinds of sharks: beu, beu_kut, kolapminong.
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beu kutalienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; shark typeblind sharkThe beu_kut lives at the entrance to sandy areas and sleeps under batu coral. This kind of shark they say is blind, resulting in them calling it beu_kut (blind shark). It eats small fish. Its colour is off white and it is like it has also sand on its skin.beu1.6.1.5Fishfish
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bikbikalienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; blennyThe bikbik is just a small fish and it has many colors. Some are black, and some are brown, and some are spotted with white. This small fish lives along the reef. They catch or kill it for fishing. But they don’t eat it. There are no scales, its skin is merely smooth. And this fish is the food of the kong (egret).1.6.1.5Fishfish
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bisosalienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; wrasseThe bisos lives along the reef and out in deep water where there is gargar coral. Its colour is varied. Some are blue and striped horizontally with red, and some are red striped horizontally with blue. And some are black and striped vertically with white. This fish lives on the reef along the opening to sandy areas. When a big fish chases it, then it digs-buries itself in sand so that the big fish will not see it. Its skin is slippery. It eats along the reef. This fish is just a bit small but they eat it.1.6.1.5Fishfish
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boboalienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; triggerfishThere are different kinds of bobo. Some kinds they live out in deep water, and one it lives along the reef and eats along the reef also when it is high tide. Its skin is very tough and it has its barbs like the bot. Some bobo are a mix of black and white and yellow colour, and some are all blue, and some are blue and/with yellow on the head. Those that live out in the deep they eat out in the deep. All the bobo, they eat them.1.6.1.5Fishfish
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botalienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; triggerfishThe bot has different colours and its skin is very tough. And there on its tail it has a barb. And up on top it has its kirau (pointed stick) that is very strong. If they chase it into a hole in the coral, then it stands up its kirau and hooks it up there in the coral so that a man is not able to pull it out from inside the coral. And when it feels that there isn’t a man anymore, then its kirau lays down again resulting in it coming back out. Some bot live on the reef and some live out in the deep. They eat moss that grows on coral and some other things also from the ocean.bot matwan1.6.1.5Fishfish
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bot matwanmatwanalienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; triggerfishThis bot it gets its name because of its varied colours. Its colours are white and black and yellow and a bit blue. It is the same kind as the bot.
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buabuáalienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish typeBuabuá is the name for small idal or marum. When it is big then they call it idal or marum. It lives along the reef. And it eats moss that grows on the top of coral along the reef.1.6.1.5Fishfish
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dáuralienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish typeThe dáur is a small fish like tala (herring), however it has big scales and a big head. Its stomach is white and up on top it is a bit blue. It travels in a group, it does not travel individually. This small fish, they eat it.1.6.1.5Fishfish
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gangalienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; mackerel; threadfinThe gang is not sedentary, it continually moves along the surface of the sea. And when it moves like that, all it does is eat. Its color is spotted with white and it is like the malár. It’s a good fish for eating.1.6.1.5Fishfish
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háialienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish typeThis fish is smaller than a tala (herring) and its mouth is reddish. The hái live on the reef and along the beach also. They eat it and some fish with it. It has scales like the herring.1.6.1.5Fishfish
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hos1alienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; Red EmperorThis hos lives out in the deep at the place there is gargar coral or batu coral. Its skin is red. It kills small fish and then eats them, and if it sees small crabs then it pecks-gets them and eats them also. They fish for this fish and they eat it, it has good flavor.1.6.1.5Fishfish
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hos2alienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; seahorseOne kind of hos is only a small fish and its mouth and its neck look like a hos (horse). If there is seaweed, then in that place it lives.1.6.1.5Fishfish
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idalalienable nounSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; rudderfishTok PisinmakauThe colour of the idal while it is still alive it looks like it is white, and when it dies then it looks in turn like it is a bit black. It lives out in the deep beneath gargar coral and along the opening on to sandy areas too, and it eats along the reef when it high tides. It eats the moss that grows on coral, and it scrapes off bits of moss and then eats it. One of its names also they call it marum.
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