Translation of grunion in Spanish:

grunion

pez gruñón, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɡrənjən//ˈɡrʌnjən/

noun

  • 1

    pez gruñón masculine
    • A similar set of tradeoffs may explain why surf smelt, which spawn in fine gravel, can spawn successfully lower in the intertidal zone than grunion, spawning in sand.
    • This could also affect fish like the grunion, which spawn according to tidal changes.
    • Along with the grunion, these are the only marine fish known to fully emerge from water solely for the purpose of spawning.
    • Barracuda eat squid and small fish such as sardines, anchovies, young mackerels and grunions.
    • She is here competing with other piscivorous (fish-eating) birds in search of anchovy, shiner perch and grunion to eat.