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2013-10-01 23:01:30

A local softball team sponsored by Back and Body Medical in Midtown Manhattan recently received a video pep-talk from retired major league pitcher Jeff Nelson.


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Asian Green Mussel, Perna Viridis
2013-04-24 15:00:31

The Asian Green Mussel, Perna Viridis, is an economically noteworthy mussel, a bivalve in the family Mytilidae. It’s harvested for food but it is also known to harbor toxins and cause damage to submerged structures. It’s a native to the Asia-Pacific region but has been introduced in the Caribbean, and in the waters around Japan, North America, and South America. This mussel ranges from 80 to 100 millimeters in length and might occasionally reach 165 millimeters. The shell ends in a...

New Zealand Green-Lipped Mussel, Perna Canalicula
2013-04-21 08:36:56

The New Zealand green-lipped mussel, Perna canalicula known also as the New Zealand mussel, the greenshell mussel, kuku, and kutai, is a bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Mytilidae. This mollusk has great significance as a cultivated species within New Zealand. This mollusk occurs all around New Zealand’s mainland. It’s usually seen below the intertidal zone, but it can be seen in the intertidal zone. It feeds on a variety of phytoplankton. P. canalicula is significant to the...

Brown Mussel, Perna perna
2013-04-20 15:57:05

The brown mussel, Perna perna, is an economically significant mussel, a bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Mytilidae. This particular mollusk is harvested as a food source but is known also to harbor toxins and cause damage to marine structures. It’s native to the waters of Africa, Europe, and South America and was introduced in the waters of North America. This mussel is typically 90 millimeters long although it has the potential to reach sizes of up to 120 millimeters. It’s...

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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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