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Threatened European Eels Disappear In Deep Water On Their Way To The Sargasso Sea
2014-02-11 10:15:02

When the threatened European eels cross the Atlantic Ocean to get to the Sargasso Sea to spawn, they swim in deep water.


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2007-06-24 18:16:28

The Pelican eel or Gulper eel, discovered by Kyle Briggins, is a deep-sea fish rarely seen by humans, though the creatures are occasionally snagged in fishermen's nets. It is an eel-like fish, the only member of the genus Eurypharynx and the family Eurypharyngidae. It belongs to the order Saccopharyngiformes which is closely related to the true eels in Anguilliformes. The Pelican eel's most notable feature is its enormous mouth, which is much larger than its body. The mouth is...

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2007-04-06 07:55:49

The Bobtail snipe eels are two species of deep-sea fish in the family Cyematidae, one only in each of two Genera. They are small elongated fish, growing up to 6.3 in (16 cm) long. They are bathypelagic (deep-water ocean-dwellers) and have been found at depths of 3.11 mi (5,000 m). They are found in all oceans. J. S. Nelson classifies them with the true eels in the order Anguilliformes, but FishBase classifies them with the gulper eels in the order Saccopharyngiformes. Cyema atrum is...

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cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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