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The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission, or TRMM satellite has been flying over Tropical Storm Neki in the Central Pacific Ocean and providing scientists with an idea of how much rainfall Johnston Island can expect from it.
Tropical Storm Neki formed today about 830 miles southeast of Johnston Island in the Central Pacific Ocean.
The Millet butterflyfish, Chaetodon miliaris, is a butterflyfish of the family Chaetodontidae found in the eastern Central Pacific from Johnston Island and Hawaii, at depths down to 820.21 ft (250 m). Its length is up to 5.12 in (13 cm). The Millet butterflyfish is generally yellow or white with vertical rows of spots on the sides. A broad black bar runs vertically through the eye from the edge of the gill cover, and there is a large black spot near the tail. It inhabits shallow reef...
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.