Names for groups of animals - terms of venery

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I always thought that a gaggle of geese was appropriate, but it seems that gaggle is only when they are on land. Who knew? Who cared?

A flock of geese is a generic term that describes a group of geese that is in any physical location. A gaggle of geese describes a flock of geese that is located on the ground or in anybody of water. A skein of geese describes a flock of geese as they fly through the air.

https://www.reference.com/pets-animals/flock-geese-called-431354c83b05ec57

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http://www.writers-free-reference.com/172groupnames.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_animal_names
 
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A Victorian writer with an overabundance propriety cared. He's dead now. So, how about a honkfest of geese? Now that nobody cares anymore.
 
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I've always referred to a group of sea cucumbers as a "salad" (especially when there are some snails hanging around)...stupid, sure, but small kids like it and parents tend to roll their eyes. For me, that's a win.
 
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An flotilla of Narwhal

(not sure of the plural of narwhal).
They look like this.

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A Tangle of Nematodes
Round worms, look like this.

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A Fuzz of Fungus
Not an animal though.
 
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