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2006-03-30 08:41:56

By Norman Dabell PENINA, Portugal (Reuters) - Champion Paul Broadhurst of Britain equaled the Penina course record of 64 on Thursday to take an early one-shot lead in the opening round of the Portuguese Open.

2006-03-26 09:57:49

SANTO DA SERRA, Madeira (Reuters) - Jean Van de Velde ended a 13-year wait for his second European Tour title when the 39-year-old Frenchman won the Madeira Island Open on Sunday.

2006-03-25 15:15:25

By Norman Dabell SANTO DA SERRA, Madeira (Reuters) - Frenchman Jean Van de Velde put years of injury problems behind him as he took a two-shot lead in the Madeira Island Open on Saturday.

2006-03-24 09:50:04

By Norman Dabell SANTO DA SERRA, Madeira (Reuters) - Britain's Paul Lawrie recovered from a tough break in the second round of the Madeira Island Open on Friday to share the early lead.

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Black Scabbardfish, Aphanopus carbo
2013-02-02 08:04:02

Image Credit: R Mintern/Wikipedia The black scabbardfish is native to the North Atlantic Ocean in deep water ranging from the Southern United States to Northern Africa, and heavily populated around Greenland and Iceland. The depth range of the adult of this species is from 600 feet to a mile, and the juvenile depth range is from 300 - 3,000 feet. The body of the black scabbardfish is elongated, coppery black in color, with a large snout, and fang-like teeth inside the mouth. The dorsal...

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