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Giant Amazon Fish Has Become Extinct In Some Local Fishing Communities
2014-08-14 03:55:38

An international team of scientists has discovered that a large, commercially important fish from the Amazon Basin has become extinct in some local fishing communities.

New Air Breathing Amazonian Fish
2013-10-15 13:06:06

A newly discovered air-breathing Amazonian fish marks the first time a new species of arapaima has been identified since 1847.

2012-02-09 18:20:29

It’s a matchup worthy of a late-night cable movie: put a school of starving piranha and a 300-pound fish together, and who comes out the winner?

2008-10-06 00:00:20

IPOH: While acknowledging that the fish population in the Perak waterways is dwindling, state Fisheries Department director Sani Mohd Isa said there could be other reasons. "The peacock bass problem cannot possibly be the main reason why fishermen were hauling in lesser fish these days.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]