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2013-10-30 23:31:13

Allied Environmental Services, Inc., one of the midwest’s leading environmental consulting firms, continued its commitment to safety by providing training on numerous safe work practices. Lima, Ohio (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 On October 4, 2013, Allied Environmental Services, Inc. (Allied) dedicated an entire day solely to safety training, awareness and education. The training sessions were held at the Allied headquarters in Lima, Ohio and covered a wide range of topics including:...

2013-10-17 23:25:38

IPVideo Corporation, a leading manufacturer of Video Management Systems (VMS) and Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) solutions, announced that Long Island MacArthur Airport (LIMA) is using its Sentry VMS to enhance protection of passengers, aircraft, and baggage. Bay Shore, New York (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 IPVideo Corporation, a leading manufacturer of Video Management Systems (VMS) and Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) solutions, announced that Long Island...


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Fragile File Clam, Limaria fragilis
2013-04-16 19:05:32

The Fragile File Clam, Limaria fragilis, is a species of bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Limidae. It’s found in shallow waters in the Indian and Pacific Oceans and is able to swim. This clam has a pair of hinged, thin, asymmetric white valves and a red mantle with a fringe of long and tapering pink and grey banded tentacles at its edge. Also around the margin of the mantle is a row of tiny eyespots that can detect light and shade, and might alert the animal of an approaching...

The Flame Shell, Limaria hians
2013-04-16 18:59:32

The Flame Shell, Limaria hians, is a species of small saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Limidae. The flame shell looks a lot like a scallop with a bright orange fringe of filaments emerging from between the valve of its shell. The bivalves fashion a felt-lined nest by making sticky threads which bind stones and pieces of shell debris. This shell is distributed primarily in the west coast of Scotland from the sub littoral, down to 100 meters, although...

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2008-04-30 23:11:20

The Flame Scallop or Rough Fileclam (Lima scabra), is found in the Caribbean Sea. Lima scabra are members of the Phylum Mollusca. Flame scallops are also bivalve mollusks. Although their name would suggest otherwise, flame scallops have no relation to scallops, besides their exterior. Flame scallops have a rough outer shell with a red mantle. Surrounding the mantel are red and white tentacles. The flame scallop's vibrant red color is due to the large amount of carotenoids found within...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.