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Protecting Spiny Lobster Larvae
2013-06-13 13:04:09

The commercial value of spiny lobster (Panulirus argus) in the Caribbean reaches $1 billion annually, thus making it one of the most valuable fisheries in the region.

2012-04-23 13:34:42

The behavior of marine larvae is central to fully understanding and modeling the pelagic (open ocean) stage for many coastal organisms.

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2011-02-25 12:59:18

Thriving coral triangle depends on S China Sea and Solomon Islands for reef diversity.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.