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Japanese gissu
2007-02-13 14:57:49

The Pterothrissus gissu, or more commonly the Japanese gissu, is a saltwater fish species of the Albulidae family. The Japanese gissu is a rare fish that is distributed in deep water off Japan. This fish is known to pass through a leptocephalus larval stage, but only metamorphosed (after reaching the fully grown stage) specimens have been available.

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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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