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2014-01-07 23:22:16

Juniper Systems’ Allegro MX was recently selected by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) for an invasive fish removal program. Vernal, Utah (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Juniper Systems’ Allegro MX™ was recently selected by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) for an invasive fish removal program. One particular DWR field crew used the rugged handheld, loaded with custom fisheries software, to monitor native fish species and remove invasive fish along the Green River,...

2009-12-22 12:54:00

VANCOUVER, Wash., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Electracatch International and Smith-Root, Inc. are negotiating a strategic partnership for the marketing and servicing of each others equipment within their respective markets. As stated by John Browne, Director of Electracatch International, "The result of this partnership will allow customers of both Electracatch and Smith-Root to have electrofishing equipment purchased and serviced in Europe and America." As emphasized by Jeff Smith, President...

2008-06-20 18:00:15

Two invasive Asian carp species haven't traveled any closer to the susceptible Lake Michigan, an annual survey by several U.S. federal agencies indicates Scientists with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service spotted two bighead carp and six silver carp about 30 river miles from an electric fish barrier near Romeoville, Ill., erected to keep Asian carp from reaching the lake, the Chicago Tribune reported. The agencies said they monitor the advance of the...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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