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2010-03-25 08:00:00

SEATTLE, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Redfin today expanded to the Phoenix metropolitan area, increasing the number of listings available on Redfin's website by 8%. Phoenix is the third market Redfin has opened since December 2009, and the twelfth overall. Separately today, Redfin is announcing upgrades to its listing service, and new support for short sales. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070426/SFTH054LOGO) With this launch, Redfin's site offers customers the photos and...

2009-12-17 08:00:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Online real estate broker Redfin today expanded to Georgia, organized its real estate agents into local teams to give customers a high level of personal service, and began alerting customers by email when a listing sells in their neighborhoods. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070426/SFTH054LOGO) Atlanta Expansion Atlanta is the company's tenth market overall, and third new market this year. Redfin brings to Atlanta its trademark combination...

2009-07-09 20:00:00

SEATTLE, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Online real estate broker Redfin today announced at the Naked Truth panel that the company earned its first monthly profits in June 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070426/SFTH054LOGO) The Naked Truth is a summer event that Redfin hosts with entrepreneurs, investors and journalists to offer pragmatic advice for startups; this year Michael Arrington, Damon Darlin, Fred Wilson and Fred Vogelstein joined entrepreneurs from Redfin, Urbanspoon,...

2009-02-11 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Online real estate broker Redfin today announced partnerships with more than a dozen brokerages to give clients new service choices in hundreds of cities across the US. The company also released a new version of its website that automatically publishes customer-service reviews and transaction histories for its own agents and those of its partners. Redfin is the first company to publish every transaction and every review for all of its agents. (Logo:...

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2008-12-16 13:18:02

A team of biologists collected between 400,000 and 500,000 endangered silvery minnows from Albuquerque Biological Park so they could be sent to Texas and released into the Rio Grande in hopes of saving the species. Researchers said the initiative would help save the lives of rare Rio Grande silvery minnows, which have been listed as endangered since 1994. Due to pressures on the river and changes in habitat, the minnow today only occupies about 5 percent of its historic range - a stretch of...

2008-10-02 12:03:53

By John Fleck Journal Staff Writer A channel built to help fish find their way around the Albuquerque metro area's new water supply dam appears to be working, officials said during a tour of the site Monday. The dam, on the Rio Grande near Albuquerque's northern border, is one piece of a $385 million water system scheduled to be turned on in December to provide a new source of drinking water for the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County metro area. Officials from the Albuquerque Bernalillo...

2008-08-13 06:00:26

SEATTLE, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Online real estate broker Redfin today released a major new version of Redfin.com that allows consumers to evaluate neighborhood inventory and pricing trends, using data previously accessible only to real estate agents. For each neighborhood, city or postal code covered by Redfin, consumers can view new listings, price reductions, open houses and trends on how many homes are selling, how long they are taking to sell and at what price. (Logo:...

2008-07-10 21:00:16

LePage and Albert Phillippi parks along the lower John Day River have reopened after being closed due to nearby wild fires. Fire and law enforcement personnel evacuated the parks on Thursday and closed Bigelow Canyon. LePage Park is at exit 114 off Interstate 84, about five miles east of Rufus, Ore. It has a boat ramp, 22 paved camping sites, tent camping on a lawn, a swimming beach, tables and a shower. Phillippi Park is boat-access only about three miles up the John Day River on the...

2008-07-10 15:00:30

By The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 10--LePage and Phlillippi parks along the lower John Day River have reopened after being closed due to nearby wild fires. Fire and law enforcement personnel evacuated the parks on Thursday and closed Bigelow Canyon. LePage Park is at exit 114 off Interstate 84, about five miles east of Rufus, Ore. It has a boat ramp, 22 paved camping sites, tent camping on a lawn, a swimming beach, tables and a shower. Phillippi Park is boat-access only...


Latest Cyprinidae Reference Libraries

European Bitterling, Rhodeus amarus
2013-10-15 12:33:35

The European Bitterling (Rhodeus amarus) is a temperate freshwater fish belonging to the Acheilognathinae sub-family of the Cyprinidae family. It originates from Europe, ranging from the Rhone River basin found in France to the Neva River found in Russia. It was originally described as Cyprinus amarus by Marcus Elieser Block in 1782, and has been referred to within scientific literature as Rhodeus sericeus amarus. It’s known simply as “the bitterling” within its native range, where it...

Rosy Bitterling, Rhodeus ocellatus kurumeus
2013-02-09 08:49:46

Image Caption: A Japanese rosy bitterling, taken in Japan, 2006. Credit: Book 74/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0, 2.5, 2.0 and 1.0) The rosy bitterling is a fresh water fish native to Japan consisting of two distinct species, the R. o. kurumeus and the subspecies R. o. ocellatus. The R. o. kurumeus species of this fish is found only in Japan, whereas the R. o. ocellatus species is also found in China and Taiwan. Both species inhabit small ponds, reservoirs, and creeks. The original species of...

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...

Black carp, Mylopharyngodon piceus
2012-09-03 08:32:03

The black carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) is one of the most sought after fish in China. It is one of the top four elite fish along with silver, bighead, and grass carps.  The black carp is the only species of the genus Mylopharyngodon . It is a cyprinid fish found in China with its two main purposes being for food and for Chinese Medicine. The black carp is a rather large fish that can grow up to six feet (2 m) long and weigh in at over 220 pounds (104 kg). The carp grows to this size eating...

Amur Bitterling, Rhodeus sericeus
2012-04-02 16:16:49

The Amur Bitterling, (Rhodeus sericeus), is a species of fish in the carp family. This species is sometimes just called “bitterling.” However, bitterling properly refers to any species in the entire genus Rhodeus. This species is found in Siberia. Mussels are an essential part of the Bitterling’s reproductive system, with bitterling eggs being laid inside them. It was long believed that bitterling and mussels were symbiotic -- as mussel larval attaches to fish gills during...

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