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2011-07-11 17:50:52

Stocks of seabed-living fish in the Firth of Clyde have reached their highest level since 1927 "“ according to research by academics at the University of Strathclyde. However, the study, produced by Professor Mike Heath and Dr Douglas Speirs of the University's Marine Population Modelling Group in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, shows that while fish are actually more abundant than ever, the majority are too small to be landed. The findings are part of extensive analysis...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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