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(saw a similar question suggested)

How are we to understand the gemara from Chullin 127a which states:

"כל שיש ביבשה יש בים"

all that exists on land there is an equivalent animal in the sea

Does this mean that a gorilla equivalent lives in the sea? An elephant equivalent?

How can we understand this gemara- what attributes are needed to be considered "equivalent?"

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    The Gemara doesn’t say any animal - it says anything. What’s the marine equivalent to humans? – DonielF Feb 7 '19 at 22:34
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    @DonielF - AquaMan and his harem of mermaids...and Mr. Limpet and Ladyfish. – Gary Feb 7 '19 at 22:45
  • @DonielF you're right- fixed – alicht Feb 7 '19 at 22:51
  • Similar duplicate of the day’s Daf: surviving on a revisis of blood – Dr. Shmuel Feb 8 '19 at 2:09