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  • Fish for Life

    Fish cold-blooded‚ limbless‚ completely aquatic vertebrates‚ having gills‚ commonly fins‚ and typically elongated torpedo-shaped body mostly covered with scales. Fish are usually grouped into four classes‚ three living (Agnatha‚ Chondrichthyes‚ and Osteichthyes) and one extinct (Placodermi): 1. Agnatha‚ the primitive jawless fishes‚ including the cyclostomes (lampreys and hagfishes) and extinct armoured fishes known as ostracoderms‚ none of which has gill arches (bony frames for the gills);

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  • Tremendous The Fish

    A “Tremendous” Fish “The Fish” written by Elizabeth Bishop is a poem that tells a unique story between a fish and the fisherman (narrator). This poem is filled with an assortment of visual imagery to help create an immense colorful image of what was going in in the little rented boat. Bishop creates a sense or respect also throughout the poem. The poem has a relationship made from beginning to end between the fish and the narrator. The catch of the “tremendous’ fish helps the reader understand why

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  • Classification of Fish

    Whitney East Mr. Beall Speech 1200 October 24‚ 2012 Outline: Topical Classifying Fish Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the different classifications of fish. Central Idea: Fish are classified by their different characteristics which sorts them into different classes like Agnatha‚ Chondrichthyes‚ and Osteichthyes. Introduction I. Classification of living things helps people to understand how living organisms may or may not be related to each other. A. The system of classification

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  • Fish Schooling

    Fish Schooling Abstract This experiment tested schooling behaviors between two species of fish. The fish used to conduct the experiment were Zebra Danio fish and minnows. The number of fish required for schooling and elapsed time was also accounted for. The results showed that mixed-species schooling may occur. The numerical quantity and time also proved to be a factor in the experimental results. Introduction A fish school is another word for a large unit of many fish which congregate

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  • Fish Farming

    Fish Farming / Aquaculture What is Aquaculture? Aquaculture is an industry that encompasses the cultivation of aquatic plants and animals in controlled systems for commercial‚ recreation or resource management purposes. The most widely accepted short definition of Aquaculture is the cultivation of any aquatic (freshwater and marine) species of plant or animal. Aquaculture for food production is similar to other forms of animal husbandry‚ the animals are cared for‚ protected and fed with the intention

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  • The Fish Essay

    these words rang true in my head. I like the fish in the poem‚ faced opposition that left me battered‚ scared and bleeding‚ but at the end of the day my perseverance gained me the respect that I deserved. “The Fish” was also about perseverance through pain. The fish had almost been caught five times‚ but his perseverance through pain and utter defeat gained him the respect from the fisherman who finally caught him. The figurative language of “The Fish” shows that perseverance through pain demands

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  • Life as Fish

    Life as a Fish One of the most unique creatures are fish. As I am sitting here in my room‚ my fish are swimming about with not a care in the world. I wonder what it would feel like to be a fish. I’m swimming about and see eight other fish swim around me. The thermometer reads 72 degree Fahrenheit‚ but the cold water suits me just fine. There are white‚ black‚ and gray pebbles all over the bottom of the tank which collects the deserted food particles. I accidentally suck

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  • Fish Scaler

    TABACO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TABACO CITY BATTERY-OPERATED FISH SCALING DEVICE PROPONENTS: NIÑO REY B. BORNILLA GIL C. BRUTAS JR. ERIKA C. MAE LU NESIE B. VOLANTE CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION This chapter includes the background of the study‚ statement of the problem‚ significance of the study and the scope and limitations. Background of the Study Innovation of technology is very advance nowadays. For that reason‚ man is now determined to generate more beneficial projects

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  • Viper Fish

    not big enough to contain the fish ’s long teeth. The viperfish is also bioluminescent‚ with photophores light-emitting organs on its dorsal fin and along its body to lure its prey to it. The fish has been observed hovering in place in the water with its dorsal fin curved around so that its photophore is waving near its mouth‚ as a means of drawing prey. Because the viperfish ’s body is dark blue or black in color‚ it is thought that other fish can see no part of it other than

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  • Betta Fish

    Ever wonder exactly what fish you could own for a household pet that would be the best suited for you? Well you could consider getting a gold fish or a guppy but those fish are mind-numbingly boring compared to the breath taking and electrifying betta fish. Betta fish are the best fish to have as pets because of their characteristics‚ habitat and diet. The characteristics of a betta fish make them one of the best household pets. Betta fish only grow to 3 inches‚ so they do not need very much room

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