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2013-06-11 20:58:42

A significant decline in the numbers of native fish in Australia's Murray-Darling Basin may be linked to released dam water being too cold for breeding.


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2008-10-08 12:30:12

Alaska blackfish (Dallia pectoralis) are found only in Alaska and eastern Siberia. They typically live in the densely vegetated areas of lowland swamps, ponds, rivers, and lakes. Alaska blackfish are seldom longer than 8 inches, although individuals up to 13 inches have been found. They are distinguishable from other fish by their large paddle-like lower front fins and tail, tiny ventral lower middle fins, backward placement of their upper and anal fins, and rather broad, flat heads. Their...

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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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