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International News Archive - March 21, 2013

Genetic Analysis Shows Protection Is Needed For 2 Highly Endangered Portuguese Fish Species

The two endangered fish species, Squalius aradensis and S. torgalensis, most generally belong to the Cyprinidae, or the carp family.

Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.