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2008-03-26 12:00:00

A recent study by the Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES) showed that the fishing industry here was worth more than 52 million BDS dollars (26 million US dollars). "We have found a landed value (the cost value of fish caught) of 14.5 million dollars (7.25 million US dollars) and this is just a preliminary assessment," Director of the CERMES, Robin Mahon said. He added that once factors such as shops and hotels were taken into consideration, the value...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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