fishing with feet
locating fish by shuffling through bottom sediments with the feet and then seizing them by hand

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fishing bat — about 6 species of bats are known to catch fish such as the Mexican fishing bat (Myotis vivesi), the bulldog or greater fishing bat (Noctilio leporinus), and a flying fox (Pteropus) reputed to catch fish in the sea. They trail their enlarged feet …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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