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  • noun meteorology a cloud species which consists of a veil of cloud, showing no distinct details. Associated with cirrostratus, and stratus genera.


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  • Six of these bat species are endemic, including a newly described species of long-eared bat (Nyctophilus nebulosus) discovered in 1991 around Nouméa and caught for the second time in the same area in 2000.

    Biological diversity in New Caledonia 2008

  • In fact a Clouded leopard Neofelis nebulosus that escaped from Howletts Zoo in 1975 survived for nine months in the wild until it was shot, and it was healthy and in good condition.

    Archive 2006-02-01 Darren Naish 2006

  • Still fishing for Gray and Speckled Trout (cynoscion regalis and c. nebulosus) known further north as Weakfish, is a fascinating sport and is very productive almost anywhere along the whole line of our coast, and along with the trout are caught Sea Bream, Croakers, Sea Cats, Spots and many others, in large numbers.

    North Carolina and its Resources. North Carolina. Board of Agriculture. 1896

  • The Horned Pout, Pimelodus nebulosus, sometimes called Minister, from the peculiar squeaking noise it makes when drawn out of the water, is a dull and blundering fellow, and like the eel vespertinal in his habits, and fond of the mud.

    A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers 1849

  • Two A. nebulosus (Forster, 1771) specimens were therefore included, together with one

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles Marcus K. Drotz et al. 2010


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