January 2009
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
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Lumpfish, or Lumpsucker, a short thick-bodied fish found in cold water on both sides of the Atlantic. It is distinguished by lumpy wart-like growths that cover the skin. The pelvic fins are modified, forming a sucking disk on the underside of the body. This disk allows the fish to cling to rocks.


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