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2008-07-27 00:00:24

Volunteers are being asked to log sightings of basking sharks in a survey that aims to find out more about the world's second largest fish. The Seaquest Basking Shark project is taking place at two locations off the Cornish coast and aims to collect information and raise public awareness of the giant fish and the threats they face. The project is being run by the Cornwall Wildlife Trust (CWT) and SeaWatch, and shark-spotting points will be set up at Gwennap Head and at Carn Gloose, near...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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