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Mercury In Arctic Russian Rivers On The Decline
2013-12-21 05:37:36

Researchers have assumed for years that high and increasing levels of mercury in the North American and European Arctic means the same is true of fish elsewhere in the Arctic. However, researchers feel that in much of the continental Arctic, that assumption is misguided.


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2009-01-13 20:33:45

The Burbot (Lota lota) is a species of fish that is the only freshwater member of the cod family, Gadidae. It is also known as the Lawyer and Eelpout. It is found in streams and lakes of North America and Europe above 40°N latitude. Though found in all the Great Lakes, it is most common in Lake Erie. It is possibly extinct in Britain as no specimens have been caught since the 1970s. This species has also been dubbed "po' man's lobster" as its meat tastes similar to lobster meat when...

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Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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