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  • cold-blooded
  • Most fish are ectothermic ("cold-blooded"), allowing their body temperatures to vary as ambient temperatures change, though some of the large active swimmers like white shark and tuna can hold a higher core temperature. (wikipedia.org)
  • Feast
  • The movie A Wedding for Bella or The Bread, My Sweet starring Scott Baio and Kristin Minter contains a reference to and the celebration of the Feast of the Seven Fish in an Italian American family. (wikipedia.org)
  • mainly
  • The ratio of rods to cones depends on the ecology of the fish species concerned, e.g., those mainly active during the day in clear waters will have more cones than those living in low light environments. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most bony fishes have two sets of jaws made mainly of bone. (wikipedia.org)
  • rays
  • Most fish species seem to have a fixed pupil size, but elasmobranches (like sharks and rays) have a muscular iris which allows pupil diameter to be adjusted. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first dorsal fin (with five to six rays) is arched and originates from the highest point of the back of the fish. (wikipedia.org)
  • nets
  • The earliest steam powered fishing boats first appeared in the 1870s and used the trawl system of fishing as well as lines and drift nets. (wikipedia.org)
  • Demersal
  • They are demersal fish, usually found near the muddy bottoms of lagoons, estuaries, and mangrove forests with abundant vegetation. (wikipedia.org)
  • bones
  • Make fish head soup, broil the collars, brine the eggs, bake the skins for "fish bacon" dry the bones and grind them into a "salt" or smoke them for stock. (mariafinn.com)
  • In some cases, the fillet portions are removed for human consumption, the remaining fish body (generally the guts , bones , cartilage , scales and remaining meat ) is put into water and ground up. (wikipedia.org)
  • Archaeology features such as shell middens, discarded fish bones, and cave paintings show that sea foods were important for survival and consumed in significant quantities. (wikipedia.org)
  • tuna
  • The annual Canned Tuna Ranking assesses fishing practices and social responsibility to determine which brands are sustainable and which should be avoided. (treehugger.com)
  • jaws appeared
  • The first fish with jaws appeared in the Silurian period, after which many (such as sharks) became formidable marine predators rather than just the prey of arthropods. (wikipedia.org)
  • aquatic
  • Fish and other aquatic animals live in a different light environment than terrestrial species. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fish are the gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lack limbs with digits. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term is not normally applied to catching farmed fish, or to aquatic mammals, such as whales where the term whaling is more appropriate. (wikipedia.org)
  • family
  • The extremely toxic (to humans), tropane alkaloid -containing shrub Latua pubiflora (family Solanaceae ) was used formerly by the Huilliche people of the Los Lagos Region of southern Chile to catch fish in slow-flowing rivers - either alone or in combination with the juice of Drimys winteri ( Winteraceae ) - the latter being a fish poison in its own right. (wikipedia.org)
  • Costus speciosus in the family Costaceae is an erect, succulent herb, up to 2.7 m tall and with a tuberous rootstock, which is crushed and mixed in water for fish stunning. (wikipedia.org)
  • Found in the table below are fishes found in Missouri separated by the Family that they are in. (wikipedia.org)
  • Carp is a common name for various species of freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae, a very large group of fish native to Europe and Asia. (wikipedia.org)
  • The permit, Trachinotus falcatus, is a game fish of the western Atlantic Ocean belonging to the family Carangidae. (wikipedia.org)
  • At only 12.0 cm (4.7 in) in length, it is a small fish, and more stout than other members of its family. (wikipedia.org)
  • The poachers are a family (Agonidae) of small, bottom-dwelling, cold-water marine fish. (wikipedia.org)
  • normally
  • When someone is allergic to fish, the body's immune system, which normally fights infections, overreacts to proteins in the fish. (kidshealth.org)
  • Birds and mammals (including humans) normally adjust focus by changing the shape of their lens, but fish normally adjust focus by moving the lens closer to or further from the retina. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fish are normally caught in the wild. (wikipedia.org)
  • meal
  • The meal may include seven, eight, or even nine specific fishes that are considered traditional. (wikipedia.org)
  • dishes
  • In some of the oldest Italian American families there was no count of the number of fish dishes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dinner began with whiting in lemon, followed by some version of clams or mussels in spaghetti, baccalà and onward to any number of other fish dishes without number. (wikipedia.org)
  • world
  • The Sun Mother created all the fishes of the world. (wiktionary.org)
  • The Sun Mother created all the fish of the world. (wiktionary.org)
  • The United States imports more saltwater fish than any other country in the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Auburn University Museum Fish Collectiion is world-wide in scope with particularly strong holdings in the Southeast US and the Guiana Shield of Guyana and Venezuela (South America). (auburn.edu)
  • Fishes of the World by Joseph S. Nelson is a standard reference for fish systematics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Review by: Michael A. Bell (1995) The Quarterly Review of Biology Vol. 70, 232-233 https://www.jstor.org/stable/3036281 Fishes of the World. (wikipedia.org)
  • Review by: Carl L. Hubbs (1977) Systematic Zoology Vol. 27, 136-137 https://www.jstor.org/stable/2412830 Fishes of the World. (wikipedia.org)
  • https://www.jstor.org/stable/2824104 Fishes of the World by J. S. Nelson. (wikipedia.org)
  • The small village of Grimsby grew to become the largest fishing port in the world by the mid 19th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • The elegant Brixham trawler spread across the world, influencing fishing fleets everywhere. (wikipedia.org)
  • pasta
  • Almost always the pasta is followed by something a bit lighter like baked or broiled cod, often prepared Puttanesca Style (just omit the pasta in this recipe and serve the sauce over the fish). (wholefoodsmarket.com)
  • Antarctic
  • These studies have been done using genetics, phylogeny, study of paleontology, and combinations of these fields to determine the sister lineage of the Antarctic fish. (wikipedia.org)
  • Though many different species comprise the Antarctic icefish cluster, there are some common characteristics between fish. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some Antarctic fish are able to resist perishing when exposed to temperatures 13-18 °C higher than their environment but little research has taken place to explain how they survive. (wikipedia.org)
  • or when food spectrum changes accompany the growth of a fish as seen with the Antarctic icefish Champsocephalus gunnari. (wikipedia.org)
  • Clams
  • Our fish counters are well stocked with clams and oysters for the holidays and we invite you to stop in and get some suggestions from your local fish monger. (wholefoodsmarket.com)
  • Search
  • The eyelight fish is a nocturnal predator, spending the day hidden in caves and crevices in the rock, and emerging at night to search for food. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fossils
  • The Great Canowindra Devonian Fish Fossils. (wikipedia.org)
  • American Museum of Natural History Natural History Museum, London Age of Fishes Museum Official website Multimedia Introduction - Australian Broadcasting Corporation Why Are Canowindra's Fish Fossils So Important? (wikipedia.org)
  • Additionally
  • Additionally 3191 fish species (21% of those evaluated) are listed as data deficient, meaning there is insufficient information for a full assessment of conservation status. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additionally, for further understanding on how the rate of aggression and distance among neighboring fish varied with nighttime light intensities in the same area, Sveinn Valdimarsson and Neil Metcalfe conducted an experiment with the juveniles of Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additionally, as the light intensities of the light increased, those fish could see each other to defend their space. (wikipedia.org)