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2006-01-05 21:00:43

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former workers from the opulent Windows of the World eatery, which once graced the 107th floor of the World Trade Center, saw a dream become reality on Thursday with the opening of their own restaurant in Manhattan.

2005-11-30 13:50:00

Tracks made 330 million years ago by a six-legged water scorpion bigger than a human have been found in Scotland.

2005-10-23 12:53:51

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO (Reuters) - Americans scorned lobster until the 1880s while the ancient Romans loved fish so much that their catches depleted the Mediterranean, according to a study that may give clues about how to restore damaged world fish stocks.

2005-06-30 21:10:16

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A California woman is suing Rubio'sRestaurants Inc., claiming the chain deceived her by sellingher a lobster burrito that contained meat from a cheapershellfish more closely resembling shrimp.

2005-06-28 06:49:25

The collapse of cod stocks off Nova Scotia changed the marine ecosystem so dramatically that it may be impossible for cod to recover, according to a study by Canadian scientists that could have ramifications for cod stocks at Georges Bank.

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2005-02-17 13:30:00

A disease that rots lobsters' shells and can kill the crustaceans now affects 30 percent of lobsters along the New England coast, decimating the industry in many areas, scientists said Wednesday.


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2008-05-05 22:35:37

The Norway Lobster (Nephrops norvegicus), also called the Dublin Bay Prawn, Langoustine or Scampi, is found in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean and North Sea as far north as Iceland and northern Norway, and south to Portugal. It is not common in the Mediterranean except in the north Adriatic Sea. The Norway Lobster is a slim orange-pink lobster up to 9.5 inches long. The tail is muscular, and is frequently eaten, often under the name "scampi". Norway lobsters are solitary predators, feeding...

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2008-05-05 22:31:03

The European Lobster (Homarus gammarus), is a large European clawed crustacean. The natural range of the European Lobster is the eastern Atlantic Ocean from Lofoten Islands in northwestern Norway to the Azores and Morocco. It is also found in the Mediterranean Sea west of Crete and in northwestern parts of the Black Sea. It is not found in the Baltic Sea. It is rarely found deeper than 165 feet, but can be found anywhere from the low tide mark to 500 feet, on hard substrates made of rock or...

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2009-03-28 16:53:01

Jasus lalandii, more commonly known as the Cape Rock Lobster or West Coast Rock Lobster, is a species of spiny lobster found in the waters off the coast of Southern Africa. Although it is unknown whom the name of this species is in honor of, there have been suggestions that it may be attributed to French astronomer Jérôme Lalande. Cape Rock Lobster are rocky bottom dwellers generally in shallow waters, but have been found in waters as deep as 150 feet. They range along the coast...

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2013-09-05 00:00:00

The Lagostino, Panulirus argus is a species of spiny lobster inhabiting the waters of the western Atlantic Ocean, from North Carolina down to eastern South America at depths from 100 to 300 feet. They dwell on reefs and in mangrove swamps, or habitats with some sort of cover. More familiar names for the species include Caribbean Spiny Lobster, Florida Spiny Lobster or West Indies Spiny Lobster. Shortened variations of the name could include Lagostino, Crawfish, Crayfish or Bug. The...

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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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