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Two different competing climatic effects -- increasing temperatures and changes in atmospheric water transport -- will determine how much (or how little) rainfall the South Pacific islands will receive in the future.
The Atlantic pomfret, Brama brama, is a pomfret of the family Bramidae, found in the Atlantic, Indian, and South Pacific oceans, at depths down to 3280.84 ft (1,000 m). Its length is between 15.75 and 39.37 in (40 and 100 cm). The Atlantic pomfret is a deep-bodied mesopelagic fish with a deeply forked tail, and large eyes near the front of a blunt snout. The pectoral fins are long and scythe-like. The scales are slightly serrated giving the body a rough texture. The mouth contains many...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.