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2013-05-06 23:00:54

Daily Gossip Magazine reveals the principles of Aquaponics, the secret recipe for a 100% organic garden. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Aquaponics For You System is the step-by-step manual that DailyGossip.org presents to its online visitors. The guide is available to all customers who are interested in creating their own gardens and it can be ordered from the Internet. http://www.DailyGossip.org aims to introduce readers to a new horticultural practice, Aquaponics, which may be...

2013-05-01 23:01:37

Cumberland Academy of Georgia, a school for learning disabilities, developed a self-contained environment to give students a visual representation of the concepts taught in their science classes. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 Cumberland developed a Labitat program to use in conjunction with their science classes. The Labitat creates an environment needed for trout fish eggs to mature so that students will be able to watch the eggs mature into young fish. This week, 1,500 trout eggs were...

2013-05-01 12:32:35

According to the Centers for Disease Control, about one in six Americans gets food poisoning each year. Additionally, virus infection risks from consumption of raw oysters in the U.S. are estimated to cost around $200 million a year. To address the issue of health risk from eating raw oysters, Texas A&M University graduate student Chandni Praveen, along with Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist Dr. Suresh Pillai and a team of researchers from other agencies and institutions,...

2013-04-05 13:13:45

There´s a new seaweed in town, a brown, bulbous balloon befitting the nickname “sea potato.” Its New England debut was spotted by two University of New Hampshire plant biology graduate students; now researchers are keeping a close eye on the sea potato´s progress to determine whether there is cause for alarm. UNH graduate students Lindsay Green and Hannah Traggis discovered the rapid southern expansion of Colpomenia peregrina, also known as sea potato or oyster thief,...

2013-04-04 23:02:47

Fresh Water Advocate Praises Recent Chicago Opening of Nation´s Largest Aquaponic Farm. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 Urban Aquaponic Farms, also called Vertical Farms, are a rapidly growing movement that benefits inner cities in many ways, including improved nutrition. According to radio talk show host and fresh water advocate Sharon Kleyne, the opening in Chicago of “Farmed Here,” the nation´s largest urban vertical farm, on April 2, 2013, underscores the...

2013-03-08 23:03:09

Make this St. Patrick's Day celebration a healthful one. Clean food blogger Kasey Arena transforms three standard party recipes into green-colored, better-for-you snacks using microalgae-based Hawaiian Spirulina. KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 Celebrate a healthful and hue-ful St. Patrick´s Day with green-colored goodies created by fitness, health and clean food blogger Kasey Arena of Powercakes.net for Nutrex Hawaii, producers of Hawaiian Spirulina Pacifica. “One of...


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Windowpane Oyster, Placuna placenta
2013-04-16 21:15:37

The windowpane oyster, Placuna placenta, alternatively known as capiz, is a bivalve marine mollusk belonging to the family Placunidae. Among the species within the genus, only the P. placenta has an outer shell that is sufficiently translucent for commercial use. This mollusk can be found from the shallows of the Gulf of Aden, to around India, then Malaysia to the southern South China Sea, and around the Philippines. Capiz, a province in the Philippines, gets its name from this shell which...

Silver Carp, Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
2013-02-09 08:21:21

Image Caption: Juvenile silver carp. Credit: Mirko Barthel/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) The silver carp is a freshwater fish native to north and northeast Asia. It has been introduced or spread into at least 88 other countries around the world for reasons of aquaculture. It was imported into North America in the 1970’s to control algae growth at wastewater treatment facilities, soon after, the silver carp escaped into the wild and spread rapidly. By 2009 the population was abundant from the...

Zebra Tilapia, Tilapia buttikoferi
2009-07-04 15:57:53

The Zebra tilapia (Tilapia buttikoferi) is a fish inhabitant to West Africa, specifically Liberia. This fish is an African tilapiine cichlid. The Zebra tilapia is a freshwater fish that is inclined to streams and rivers. For both aquatic and nutritious reasons, this fish has been imported and bred all over the world. The Zebra tilapia is a stunning cichlid. It is usually white or yellow with black stripes. This fish varies from light to black based on its mood. The stripes seem to fade...

Redtail Catfish, Phractocephalus hemioliopterus
2009-02-16 20:35:04

The Redtail Catfish (Phractocephalus hemioliopterus) is a species of long-whiskered catfish found in South America. It is native to the Amazon, Orinoco, and Essequibo river basins of South America. It is found only in fresh water. It has been introduced into Florida, although it has not been established there. It is commonly known as cajaro in Venezuela and pirarara in Brazil. It is the only still-living member of the genus Phractocephalus. Despite growing to a large size, it is a popular...

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2008-10-16 17:43:44

The Barramundi (Lates calcarifer) is a species of fish that is native to Australia and New Guinea. It is commonly found from northern and eastern Australia through the Torres Strait to New Guinea. It is a salt and freshwater species. This species is also known as the Giant Perch, Giant Seaperch, Asian Seabass, Australian Seabass, White Seabass, and a variety of other names. Its nickname is the Silver Jack. They have large silvery scales, which may become darker, depending on their...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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