a pile of fish on the deck of a vessel

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Turret deck ship — A turret deck ship is a type of merchant ship with an unusual hull, designed and built in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.The hulls of turret deck vessels were rounded and stepped inward above their waterlines. This gave some advantages in …   Wikipedia

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