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Scientists Name New Species Of Catshark
2012-03-08 04:30:50

John McCosker, the Chair of Aquatic Biology at the California Academy of Sciences, collected specimens of a new catshark while diving in 1,400 to 1,900 foot waters of the Galapagos islands.

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2010-03-17 10:36:37

A team of Spanish researchers has studied the diet of three species of sharks living in the deep waters in the area of El Cachucho, the first Protected Marine Area in Spain, which is located in the Cantabrian Sea off the coast of Asturias.


Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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