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2009-09-01 08:25:00

In the open ocean, species of large predatory fish will swim and hunt for food at various depths, which leads to unique diets in these fish.

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2007-07-25 00:05:00

Jumbo squid that can grow up to 7 feet long and weigh more than 110 pounds is invading central California waters and preying on local anchovy, hake and other commercial fish populations, according to a study published Tuesday.

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2007-04-11 03:00:00

Though they might not have appreciated it at the time, a group of Antarctic penguins have been recruited as scientific researchers in an ambitious project to gauge the effects of over-fishing and global warming on the Southern Ocean ecosystem.


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2007-03-16 20:35:14

The Antarctic butterfish or Deep sea trevally, Hyperoglyphe antarctica, is a medusafish of the family Centrolophidae found in all the southern oceans, at depths of between 40 and 1,500 m. Its length is up to about 140 cm, with a maximum published weight of 60 kg. The Antarctic butterfish is similar to the Hapuku - it is completely unrelated but the confusion has given rise to another common name, Blue-nose grouper, in New Zealand. The Antarctic butterfish has an abruptly blunt snout,...

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pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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