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Researchers Find King-sized Crustacean In Deep Pacific Trench
2012-02-03 08:48:10

During an expedition to the Kermadec Trench north of New Zealand in the Pacific Ocean researchers discovered a ‘supergiant’ amphipod measuring 10 times the size of typical amphipods.

2010-07-02 00:41:24

A study of the occurrence of fishes in the ocean's deepest reaches—the hadal zone, below 6000 meters—has provided evidence that some species of fishes are more numerous at such depths than experts had thought.

2008-10-08 15:00:20

By GRAEME SMITH SCOTTISH scientists have filmed the world's deepest iving fish for the first time.

2008-10-08 06:00:23

By Frank Urquhart A STAGGERING five miles below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, scientists had been hoping, at best, to film a solitary fish able to exist in the deepest reaches of the world's seas.


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2007-04-05 00:42:29

Lumpsuckers or Lumpfish are mostly small scorpaeniform marine fish of the family Cyclopteridae. They are found in the cold waters of the Arctic, North Atlantic, and North Pacific oceans. The greatest number of species is found in the North Pacific. The roe of larger species is used extensively in Danish cuisine, where the fish are known as stenbider. The roe is also used as a delicious and affordable alternative to the sometimes wildly expensive caviar. The family name Cyclopteridae...

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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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