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2011-07-29 08:30:00

BRADENTON, Fla., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Century Casualty Company has chosen The Stingray System for the processing all of their lines of business. The Stingray System, from Maximum Processing, will be utilized for policy, billing, claims and reinsurance processing. "We spent quite a bit of time looking around the industry for a solution that would allow us to meet all of our diverse needs. The Stingray System impressed us immediately as did the Maximum Processing staff," said...

2011-06-20 08:15:00

BRADENTON, Fla., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Aerospace Insurance Company has chosen The Stingray System for the processing of their Private Business and Pleasure General Aviation lines of business. The Stingray System, from Maximum Processing, will be utilized for their U.S., U.K. and Canadian operations. "We spent a great deal of time reviewing various systems that could meet our diverse needs, which includes multi-currency and multi-lingual capabilities. We were very...

2011-04-11 10:00:00

BRADENTON, Fla., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VGM Insurance Company has chosen The Stingray System for processing all of their lines of business. The Stingray System, from Maximum Processing, will be utilized for policy, billing, claims, imaging and reinsurance processing. "Utilizing a third party firm, we looked around the industry for a solution that would allow us to have control over our configuration and help bring additional automation to our business. The Maximum Processing...

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2010-12-30 12:10:00

Florida marine conservationists have come to the conclusion that the best way to put an end to the lionfish invasion in the state's waters is to eat them, according to a recent Reuters report. The REEF conservation organization released "The Lionfish Cookbook," which is a collection of 45 recipes, in order to counter an invasion of the fish in Florida waters. "It's absolutely good eating -- a delicacy. It's delicately flavored white meat, very buttery," Lad Akins, director of special...

2010-02-03 06:05:00

BRADENTON, Fla., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Maximum Processing today announced a new alliance with ITS Data Services, Inc., to increase the delivery capabilities of the Stingray System, a fully functional web-based property & casualty insurance administration solution. "In order to help meet the market demand for The Stingray System, we have teamed with ITS to take advantage of their deep experience in the P&C insurance vertical," says Sean Pitcher, President and CEO of Maximum...

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2008-08-15 09:30:00

A red lionfish is quickly multiplying in the warm waters of the Caribbean, wreaking havoc on the ecologically delicate area.  The lionfish, an 18-inch maroon-striped marauder with venomous spikes, is stinging divers and swallowing native species from the coasts of Cuba to Little Cayman's unspoiled Bloody Bay Wall. The area is one of the region's prime destinations for divers.    The red lionfish, a white creature with maroon stripes, is a tropical native of the Indian and...

2008-08-15 00:00:20

By David McFadden WIDENING WOE IN WATER Invasive fish is big-time bad news for sensitive region A maroon-striped marauder with venomous spikes is rapidly multiplying in the Caribbean's warm waters, swallowing native species, stinging divers and generally wreaking havoc on an ecologically delicate region. The red lionfish, a tropical native of the Indian and Pacific oceans that probably escaped from a Florida fish tank, is showing up everywhere - from the coasts of Cuba and Hispaniola...

2008-08-14 21:00:17

By David McFadden SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A maroon-striped marauder with venomous spikes is rapidly multiplying in the Caribbean's warm waters, swallowing native species and stinging divers in an ecologically delicate region. The red lionfish, a tropical native of the Indian and Pacific oceans that probably escaped from a Florida fish tank, is showing up everywhere - from the coasts of Cuba and Hispaniola to Little Cayman's pristine Bloody Bay Wall, one of the region's prime destinations...

2008-07-20 12:00:26

By Michael Casey Associated Press SAMUT SONGKRAM, Thailand -- Rushing across a temple parking lot, British angler Rick Humphreys yells, "We've got a fish." He jumps into a small motorboat on the Maeklong River in time to see Wirat Moungnum bring the prize to the surface -- a rare, giant freshwater stingray that weighs as much as 44 pounds. It bursts through the murky water exposing a soft, white underbelly the size of a trash can lid. The crew scrambles to string a rope through its...


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Stargazer, Uranoscopidae
2014-06-09 09:36:03

The stargazer is a family of fish of the Uranoscopidae family. There are about 51 species of stargazer fish in eight genera. They are found worldwide in shallow saltwater. One species of stargazer is extinct, the Astroscopus countermani. A cranium was found of this species in the Calvert Cliffs of Maryland, and is very similar to the living stargazers of today. The stargazer has eyes on top of its large head. The mouth is also large and faces upward. A trait of the stargazer is that it...

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2007-04-19 05:56:14

The Bluespotted ribbontail ray, Taeniura lymma, is a stingray of the family Dasyatidae, found around coral reefs in the tropical Indo-West Pacific from the Red Sea and East Africa to the Solomon Islands north to southern Japan and south to northern Australia, between latitudes 32° N and 30° S. The bluespotted ribbontail ray is a colorful stingray with large bright blue spots on an oval, elongated disc and with blue longitudinal stripes on the tail. The snout is rounded and angular,...

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2007-04-19 05:45:51

Bluespotted stingray, (Dasyatis kuhlii) also known as Kuhl's Stingray is a stingray. It is light green with blue spots. Their disk width hovers around 26.38 in (67 cm). Photo by Richard Ling

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2007-04-19 05:16:08

The Short-tail stingray, Dasyatis brevicaudata, also known as the Smooth stingray, is the largest stingray in the world. It is a member of Dasyatidae, the stingray family. It is one of numerous species sometimes called "bull rays". The Short-tail stingray is found on the continental shelf around South Africa (from Cape Town to the Zambezi), Mozambique, Australia (from Shark Bay, around the southern coast and up to Maroochydore, southern Queensland) and New Zealand (mainly North Island and...

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