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The Only Fish I Wanted To Catch

- The Only Fish I Wanted To Catch A sensation of astounding warmth enshrouded my mind and body as I blankly stared out on to the choppy lake. I realized that the blinding sun was sure to burn me by the end of the day. I was completely clueless as to where the day would take me. At first I was a little apprehensive about climbing into the small rowboat and heading out there for the entire day. What if I didn’t make it back. I had never been fishing alone. All I craved was to catch the perfect fish....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Fish And Animals Are Not The Only Ones That Use Surface Water

- Fish and animals are not the only ones that use surface water. Freshwater is only about 3% of the entire planet’s water supply. According to Stapleton, “In 2002, each U.S. household used an average of 94,000 gallons of water per year. Some 55% of that water comes from reservoirs, rivers, and lakes (Stapleton, 2004). It was also found that in the United States, almost 40% of rivers and 45% of lakes are polluted (Stapleton, 2004). This pollution affects more than just wildlife though. It is one thing to make some algae grow and kill a few fish, but nitrogen pollution is also contaminating human drinking water as well....   [tags: Water pollution, Water, Algal bloom, Oxygen]

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The Poem ' The Fish '

- In the poem ‘The Fish’, the use of short lines and the presence of enjambments indicate that the poet, Bishop, is giving her own thoughts. This form of poetry gives the impression that the poet is not simply writing the words on a piece of paper but is rather speaking them out loud. The poem is presented in a way that the audience feels as if the poet was present at the scene and was narrating the events that occurred throughout the poem (Bishop 463). The poem is also written as a single stanza....   [tags: Fishing, Fish, Ayumi Hamasaki, Fisherman]

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The Poem ' The Fish '

- In the poem “The Fish”, the use of short lines and the presence of enjambments indicate that the poet, Bishop, is giving her own thoughts. This form of poetry gives the impression that the poet is not simply writing the words on a piece of paper but is rather speaking them out loud. The poem is presented in a way that the audience feels as if the poet was present at the scene and was narrating the events that occurred throughout the poem (Bishop 463). The poem is also written as a single stanza....   [tags: Fishing, Fish, Ayumi Hamasaki, Fisherman]

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Box Jelly Fish known as Cuboza

- Box Jelly fish is a special type of jelly fish. It is also known as Cubozoa. The scientific for this particular organism is Chironex fleckeri. These jelly fish look really beautiful and elegant but they are very lethal.They are extremely dangerous organisms. They have the ability to instantly stun or kill their prey.Their tentacles have certain toxins that manipulate the organisms nervous system and shut it down that does not allow the organism to breathe properly and as a result of which the organism chokes and dies....   [tags: Jelly Fish, Species of Fish]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' The Fish '

- Understanding ‘The Fish’ Essay In the poem ‘The Fish’, the use of short lines and the presence of enjambments indicate that the poet, Bishop, is giving her own thoughts. This form of poetry gives the impression that the poet is not simply writing the words on a piece of paper but is rather speaking them out loud. The poem is presented in a way that the audience feels as if the poet was present at the scene and was narrating the events that occurred throughout the poem (Bishop 463). The poem is also written as a single stanza....   [tags: Fishing, Fish, Fisherman, Audience]

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Setting up a Fish Tank

- Saving Nemo Fish keeping may seem like a fun and easy hobby, but without the proper research and knowledge one will kill the fish rather than keep them. Most people think keeping fish is an easy hobby because all you have to do is buy a tank and the fish to put in the tank, but they are extremely wrong. Fish are very hard to care for, and they are also very temperamental to changes within the tank. Fish require constant care and a watchful eye of the water conditions in the tank. If the water condidtions in the tank are not set up properly, or if there is a spike or sudden change in the water conditions it could cause the fish to become sick or even kill the fish....   [tags: fish keeping hobby]

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The Story of Belial the Fish

- TAP. TAP. It is a funny thing about fish. They are often thought to be stupid and pointless creatures. For example, I once asked my mother-in-law why she had not left any plants or toys in her fishbowl for her clownfish to explore. “Well what is the point?” she told me. “Fish only remember things for three seconds anyway.” Then she smiled smugly as if she was the world expert in the cognitive abilities of fish. I have since learnt to ignore the mad nattering of my mother-in-law, fish are actually one of the most clever and fascinating creatures in the world....   [tags: fish, memories, death]

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Fish Protein Has Been A Mainstay For The Human Diet

- Fish protein has been a mainstay for the human diet for centuries. However, aquaculture, which is the practice of raising fish such as salmon in controlled conditions, as opposed to the commercial fishing industry, which is procurement of wild fish from their natural environment, made its debut in the United States as a commercial enterprise in the late 1970’s according to the Eco - Justice Marketplace Project.(n.d.). This mode of salmon procurement began to develop in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, as a response to the declining populations of native wild fish such as salmon and trout....   [tags: Salmon, Aquaculture, Fish, Fish farming]

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Elizabeth Bishop’s “The Fish”

- “The Fish,” written by Elizabeth Bishop in 1946, is perhaps most known for its incredible use of imagery, but this analysis does not merely focus on imagery. Instead, it is based on a quote by Mark Doty from his essay “A Tremendous Fish.” In it he says, “‘The Fish’” is a carefully rendered model of an engaged mind at work” (Doty). After reading this statement, it causes one to reflect more in-depth about how the poem was written, and not just about what its literal meaning lays out. In “The Fish,” Bishop’s utilization of certain similes, imagery in the last few lines, narrative poem style, and use of punctuation allows the audience to transport into the life of the fish; therefore, allowing...   [tags: Literary Analysis, The Fish, Elizabeth Bishop]

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The Fish by Elizabeth Bishop

- The Fish by Elizabeth Bishop      With fewer than fifty published poems Elizabeth Bishop is not one of the most prominent poets of our time. She is however well known for her use of imagery and her ability to convey the narrator?s emotions to the reader. In her vividly visual poem 'The Fish', the reader is exposed to a story wherein the use of language not only draws the reader into the story but causes the images to transcend the written work. In the poem, Bishop makes use of numerous literary devices such as similes, adjectives, and descriptive language....   [tags: elizabeth bishop poem poetry fish Essays]

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The Similarities Between Humans and Fish

- Human and fish are not closely related on the outside. Most people would not see how we can share same features with fishes, but scientists do know that these two species share homologous features. These features imply that human and fish are related in the lineage of chordate because human shared homologous features with fish. Homologous features shared by human and fish lighten up the evolutionary pathway from the earliest vertebrate by sharing similar structures of the hands and fins. The development of teeth that diversified into features that showed up from the skin, and down to the instruction that made us who we are....   [tags: vertebrate, fish, homologous features]

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Fish by Stephen Lundin, Harry Paul, and John Christensen

- Fish by Stephen Lundin, Harry Paul, and John Christensen In Fish written by Stephen Lundin, Harry Paul, and John Christensen we find a woman who moved to Seattle from Southern California with her husband her two children. This woman Mary Jane Ramirez had everything going for her she was a happy person who had a happy life her family their relationship couldn't get any better. They both had good jobs, jobs that they enjoyed. Then one day, twelve months after they had moved to Seattle Dan her husband was rushed to the hospital with a burst aneurysm he then died....   [tags: Fish Review Book]

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The Rain of Fish

- The Rain of fish I grew up in Honduras, Which is country full of tradition and mystery. Especially in small towns like Yoro were my grandparents were born. I can remember summer time was the best time of the year for me, because I was on vacation from school and I was able to go visit my grandparents. Ever since I can remember, I had heard of the rain of fish that some people said happens every year sometime between June and July. Others believed it was only when God blesses the town and there are the ones that just do not believe in the occurrence of the rain of fish....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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To Fish or Not to Fish

- The concept of opportunity cost is often used to refer to the expense of a course of action forfeited for an alternative action and also the cost of the relinquished merchandise after taking the option. Fisheries all over the world are facing numerous setbacks especially the aggregate consequences of overfishing, environmental deterioration, environmental management procedures and effects of climatic changes. It has become increasingly difficult for fishers to earn and maintain their livelihood....   [tags: Economics]

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The Needs of Our Society's Neglected Kids Discussed in Fisher's Finding Fish: A Memoir

- In the book titled Finding fish: a memoir, the author addresses the need of our society’s neglected children to find love, safety and protection. Many children like Antwone are subjected to different types of abuse such as: physical, emotional and sexual. Foster care was an option for Antwone. Foster care is the placement for children outside the custody of their parents or legal guardians after court finding that the children have been abused or neglected. The court may also find the child to be a person in need of supervision or have committed delinquent acts....   [tags: Finding fish: A memoir]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' The Fish '

- Why Analysis "The Fish". Bishop says that her poem is the truth, but she admits that she changed one detail. “…the poem says he had five hooks hanging from his mouth, but actually he only had three…” (Doty n.pag.). "The Fish" by Elizabeth Bishop is essentially more concerned with exactly how it happened and not an emphasis on precision. Bishop may have spoken only the truth, nonetheless there is still deeper meaning behind her words. However, Carol Frost in "A Poet 's Inner Eye" he found out that “"The Fish" was a conflation of several fishing trips and that the noble and "homely" fish of the poem” (Frost n.pag.)....   [tags: Poetry, Nature, Hooks, Pulitzer Prize for Poetry]

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Fish Life in the Sea

- “In the creation of the heavens and earth, and the alternation of the night and day, and the ships which sail the seas to people's benefit, and the water which Allah sends down from the sky - by which He brings the earth to life when it was dead and scatters about in it creatures of every kind - and the varying direction of the winds, and the clouds subservient between heaven and earth, there are Signs for people who use their intellect.” (Surat al-Baqara: 164) Fish are one of Allah’s mighty creations on this world....   [tags: ichthyology, biology]

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How Fish Swim

- Water and all forms of water travel have long fascinated man. With his fascination and the realization that humans are ill-suited for water travel that doesn't involve remaining on the surface, an appreciation for a fish's ability to move in three dimensions with relative ease was also devloped. Although we may not fully understand the physics involved how fish swim, it is obvious from the fascination and the breadth of reseach that it will remain a goal of the modern sicientist. A fish's ability to propel itself efficiently through water is paramount to its likelihood to succeed....   [tags: physics fish swimming]

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Easy to Cook Fish Recipe

- Today, more and more people are getting conscious about their health. That’s why fish dish is getting in demand nowadays since it’s a great alternative for red meats. Both red meat and fish meat is rich in protein however, fish meat has less unhealthy fats compared with the red meat. Fish like Tuna is also rich in omega-3 which is good for the heart and brain. In this article we will be enumerating different and easy-to-cook fish recipe that are not just good tasting but healthy as well. We will also be tackling about the different ways to cook a fish dish....   [tags: healthy nutrition]

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Poetry Analysis - The Fish

- The Fish is a narrative monologue composed for 76 free-verse lines. The poem is constructed as one long stanza. The author is the speaker narrating this poem. She narrates a fishing experience. The author is out in a rented boat on a body of water, presumably a lake. She tries to describe the fish to the fullest, which appears to be the purpose of the poem, without saying either the specie or an approximate age. The narration gives the impression that the fish is slightly old. There are a number of reasons as to why that fish got caught by the author, including time of day, the weeds weighing it down, fish’s age, and the fact that it has been previously caught five times....   [tags: Poetry Analysis]

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Dehumanization in The Women Who Clean Fish

- Dehumanization in The Women Who Clean Fish Erica Funkhouser's women who clean fish can hardly be categorized as women at all. Yet they supposedly are all named Rose or Grace forming a vast contradiction in itself. They are introduced as individuals giving the illusion that they are of some importance but very soon they are seen as nothing more than laborers. They become an unidentifiable mass, each as common as the next. However, they do not remain unidentifiable forever and by the end of the poem the women become entirely fishlike....   [tags: Women Who Clean Fish Essays]

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Culvert Design for Fish Passage

- Culvert design is extremely important because fish passage in rivers, creeks and other waterways are essential for reproduction and survival of many fish species. If poor designs of culverts are installed, upstream fish migration can be impeded. Many culverts have been designed especially for fish migration and passage. Culverts have many impacts to stream system even when fish passage is successful including; channel disruption during construction, hydraulic effects up and downstream, increased or decreased flow rates or many other impacts....   [tags: essentials for reproduction and survival]

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Deep Sea Fish Adaptions

- The discoverer of the titanic, Dr Robert Ballard famously referred to the deep sea as ‘far more alien than going to mars or the moon.’ The deep sea is one of the largest virtually unexplored ecosystems on the planet; it is found at a depth of 1000 fathoms [1] and is subject to adverse changes in temperature, pressure and light penetration amongst other factors. Therefore as expected fish decrease in abundance, and species diversity. This trend is prominent as in order to survive the harsh conditions of the deep sea, fish need a number of specific adaptations....   [tags: Marine Evolution Sea]

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Raising Fish in Fish Farms

- ... Methods: There are many different stages and methods to raising fish in fish farms. The life of the fish normally starts at hatcheries where the life cycle starts with the eggs where they are bred and cared for until they are eventually released as juveniles or continue their life in fish farms. The concern with releasing hatchery-raised fish in large numbers is that they would out-compete with the native fish for food. And Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch says “There are also concerns about genetically weaker hatchery fish interbreeding with and threatening the viability of wild populations.” One of these methods is called bag-and-rack....   [tags: life cycle, ranching, production]

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Being Educated About Fish : Is It Important For Someone Who Is The Owner Or Handling Fish?

- Being educated about fish is very important for someone who is the owner or handling fish. In some ways fish are very dependent on humans to guide them towards being able to live a full life in an aquarium. Being able to identify them, know the difference between ancient and modern fish, knowing how to care for internal and external medical needs, maintaining necessities in aquatic habitat, and knowing the common infections fish may acquire and cures for these infections are important aspects to know....   [tags: Bacteria, Infection, Centrarchidae, Immune system]

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Artificial Fish: AUVs Designed to Model Animals

- Artificial Fish: AUVs Designed to Model Animals Humans venture beneath the ocean's surface to collect resources, conduct research, engage in warfare, and perform countless other tasks. The need for increasingly specialized technology to accomplish these tasks has prompted the development of many different designs of submersibles, varying from manned nuclear submarines to Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) dragged behind surface ships, to untethered Autonomous Undersea Vehicles (AUVs) (Blidberg 1)....   [tags: Autonomous Undersea Vehicles Fish Essays]

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Similarities And Differences Between Dogs And Fish

- The day has come in my household where poles are being taken for the next family member. After careful consideration, my family and I have narrowed down the new family member to be either a dog or a fish. At first glance, I thought these two animals to be on completely opposite ends of the spectrum of pets, and after careful consideration, dogs and fish have a good bit of similarities and differences. Both animals need to be fed daily and kept in a clean environment. However, these differences will be the determining factors as to which new family member wins....   [tags: Pet, Dog, Property, Animal]

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The Life Of Albert Fish 's Life

- On the day May 19, 1870 in Washington D.C., into a family with respect but the family had a history of mental illness and alcoholism. Fish’s mom was a single mom, she could not able to support him. Went to a foster home and had a rough time in there and tried to escape but did not happen. Through the course of Albert Fish’s life, he demonstrates the qualities of a human monster through his murderous assaults on innocent children, thus proving that human monsters are more terrifying than the fictional monsters....   [tags: Foster care, Family, Peter Kudzinowski, Old age]

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Effective Leadership in Fish: Finding Nemo

- How does the group of fish in Finding Nemo coordinate their movements to smoothly make various shapes with minimal communication. All these movements are contributed to what is called collective movement, however the mystery behind the origins and reasons for collective behavior in groups of fish has baffled many. It has been traditionally thought that fish were leader-less, but they tended to stay in groups; either a shoal or a school. Even though they have different meanings they are used interchangeably today....   [tags: movement, communication, collective behavior]

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Biography on Hamilton Howard (Albert) Fish

- Hamilton Howard "Albert" Fish was a truly disturbed human being and one of the most notorious serial killers of his time. His family had a history of mental disorders, which may have influenced his behavior. When he was a young boy he was sent to an orphanage, he was whipped and beaten there, this is where it was thought he obtained a love for pain especially when it was inflicted on himself. He married to a woman and they had five children, his wife left him and that's when his strange behavior started, he would sometimes scream into the sky I am Christ....   [tags: murderer, kill, mental, canninalism]

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Achieving Ionic Equilitbrium in Marine Fish

- ... Essential to intestinal fluid processing, and ultimately to intestinal water absorption, is the production of luminal divalent carbonate precipitates in the intestine of marine teleosts (Grosell, 2006; Grosell, 2011; Kurita et al., 2008; Walsh et al., 1991; Wilson et al., 2002). Luminal precipitate formation requires high concentrations of divalent ions and a chemically favorable high pH. The high divalent ion content required for precipitate formation is supplied by the high calcium content of imbibed seawater, that reaches the intestine in a concentration range that varies between 3-15 mM depending on the species (Fuentes et al., 2006; Genz et al., 2011; Wilson et al., 2002)....   [tags: water, fluid, absorption, intestine]

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Conserving Fish Stocks Conserving Fish Stocks Conserving Fish Stocks

- Conserving Fish Stocks All populations' increase due to offspring produced by mature adults and immigration from other populations, and decrease due to death and emigration - fish are no different. However the only concerns of the fishing industry however are the changes in the number of offspring that survive to join the population as juveniles, a process known as recruitment, and the deaths, including the actual fish catches. The oceans are vast and to study what is occurring in them is a lengthy and difficult process....   [tags: Papers]

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The Birth of Fish; The Death of Oceans

- The Birth of Fish; The Death of Oceans Overview: Life and death are themselves opposites; then again in our oceans, life sometimes causes death. Over the past few decades, the demand for edible seafood has sky rocketed, resulting in the formation of aquacultures and overfishing. As of now, the two greatest threats to our marine resources result from overfishing and water pollution. Commercial fishing targets key fish species, resulting in an imbalance of the marine ecosystem. In response to the near elimination of these species, an industry has developed to raise these species in farm communities....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Over Fishing and Other Threats to the Declining Fish Population

- Introduction It has once been said that there is an unlimited supply of fish in the sea, and because the ocean is so big, it will be virtually impossible for it to be over fished. Currently the world’s population is around six billion people, and the demand for fish has never been higher. According to the video, “90% of big fish have been pulled from the ocean, leaving fisherman to compete over the remaining 10%.” Over fishing has lead to a severe decline in certain types of fish populations, mainly the larger, more expensive fish....   [tags: environment, fishing, water pollution]

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The Environmental Impact of Fisheries and Fish Farming on a Global Scale

- Research Paper The Environmental Impact of Fisheries and Fish Farming on a Global Scale On our Oceanography class trip to La Jolla, California, we spent a day on the Ocean Institute boat running tests and observing sea life. To collect a sample of the different fish in the area we dragged a large net in the water, which the volunteers said they don’t do often because it is destructive to the environment. I found it interesting that catching fish in this way could be harmful not only to the fish, but to the ocean environment itself....   [tags: Ecology]

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Should the Risks of Fish Intake Override the Benefits?

- Many consumers today are confused about the controversy about fish and its health effects. Researchers have discovered that fish contains methyl mercury, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB), and dioxins that may put one’s health at risk (“Harvard College”). The industrial processes cause mercury to be released into the air, then the chemical ends up in the lakes. Therefore, the contaminants come from bacteria that live in lakes that are then absorbed in species. When people consume fish, they are also taking in bacteria that came from unspecialized lakes indirectly through fish consumption....   [tags: Health ]

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For The Love Of The Fish An Es

- In the short story “The Third Thing That Killed My Father,'; Raymond Carver explores the life of the town outcast. Through the observations of a young boy and his father Carver tells the story of a man caught in himself, and captures the true essence of a mans character and his conflicts. Dummy the town outcast finds himself in a struggle to protect the one thing that makes him happy, a school of black bass. Carver comes up with three major conflicts, which include man verses society, nature, and himself....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Imagery and Irony in Elizabeth Bishop’s “The Fish”

- Imagery and Irony in Elizabeth Bishop’s “The Fish” Small details are instrumental in seeing the bigger picture. This is apparent when reading “The Fish” by Elizabeth Bishop. Most often the reader experiences visual imagery in poetry. In this poem the reader encounters visual, auditory, and sensory imagery. “The Fish” is filled with minute details that paint a picture for the reader. With each new element that is introduced, it becomes easier to visualize the fish. The speaker is able to show the reader the beauty as well as the ugliness of this creature with her vivid imagery....   [tags: Poetry Analysis ]

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Fish

- Fish is a book about the importance of a good attitude in the workplace. The book stresses that you must choose your attitude each day that you go to work. Attitude was at the center of the book’s message, but it was only a part of that message. There were four steps in the fish philosophy of a happy workplace: choose your attitude, play, make their day, and be present. Choose your attitude tells the reader that you must choose what you are going to make of each day. If you go to work unhappy you will make everyone else around you unhappy and your time there all the much longer....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Battle Between Snail Darter Fish and the Telico Dam

- ... They usually live up to two to four years. It is known to be related to aquatic snails and part of the perch family. They prey item are caddisflies, midges, and blackflies. What the snail darter fish really looks, the eyes are placed toward the top of the head, four alike dorsal saddles, a blunt snout, and short rounded pectoral and pelvic fins. The back has black freckles all the way down. The color of it would be white bellyitsh when it fades up on to the side its turns yellow then fading even further upward it turns to a dark forest gump green....   [tags: endangered, little tennessee river, habitat]

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Will Our State Fish Survive?

- Will Our State Fish Survive. The Rio Grande cutthroat trout, the state fish of New Mexico, is a threatened species that needs more attention from the citizens and politicians of New Mexico if we want to see it survive and flourish in its natural environment. The Rio Grande cutthroat was placed on the U.S. Government Federal list of threatened species in 1973, but was never listed on the endangered species list (American Fisheries Society 1988). Maybe it should be placed on the Federal Endangered Species list, since it only inhabits less than ten percent of its native range and can only survive well in headwater streams that do not contain any other fish species (Neary 1999)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Dead Fish Society

- The Dead Fish Society It was a dark and stormy day. It the first day of class and Bletchley Boys School - a school rich in tradition, and rich in the traditional sense. I will never forget my first year at that school, for I met a teacher who changed my life forever. His name was John Flounder. He taught poetry - a class that was not exactly the most macho class, but one that was required. I sat in the classroom of Poetry 101 wondering what I was doing there. I looked around at the 30 other pimply faced boys who sat wondering the same thing....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays]

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Stanley Fish

- Stanley Fish It is one of the minor symptoms of the mental decline of the United States that Stanley Fish is thought to be on the Left. By some of his compatriots, anyway, and no doubt by himself. In a nation so politically addled that 'liberal' can mean 'state interventionist' and 'libertarianism' letting the poor die on the streets, this is perhaps not wholly unpredictable. Stanley Fish, lawyer and literary critic, is in truth about as left-wing as Donald Trump. Indeed, he is the Donald Trump of American academia, a brash, noisy entrepreneur of the intellect who pushes his ideas in the conceptual marketplace with all the fervour with which others peddle second-hand Hoovers....   [tags: Political Politics Essays]

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The Old Man and the Sea - A Fish Story

- The Old Man and the Sea - A Fish Story   The book, The Old Man and the Sea, is about an old man named Santiago who struggles with a gigantic marlin fish. This is a story of his courage, heroism, and strength. In the book, Ernest Hemingway uses Santiago to explore the theme of man and his relations to animals. In this case it is Santiago's relationship to the different fish he catches, especially the giant Marlin fish. Santiago respected, cared, and thought of the fish as equals. The relationship with the fish is shown through many examples and explanations in the following paragraphs....   [tags: Old Man and the Sea Essays]

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The Effects of Increased Temperature on Fish Reproduction

- The Effects of Increased Temperature on Fish Reproduction Today, many factors can contribute to an unexpected increase in temperature in streams, ponds, lakes and even oceans. One of the many factors which may cause this is a nuclear power plant. Although many might think that nuclear power is a source of many pollutants, this has been proven not to be so (1). In fact, nuclear power plants only cause one pollutant to the nearby water bodies, increased temperature. Usually this increase in temperature is approximately ten degrees above normal (2)....   [tags: Global Warming Essays]

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Case of a Serial Killer: Albert Fish

- Serial murder is defined by the National Institute of Justice as a "series of two or more murders, committed as separate events, usually but not always, by one offender acting alone. The crimes may occur over a period of time ranging from hours to years. Quite often the motive is psychological, and the offender's behavior and the physical evidence observed at the crime scenes will reflect sadistic, sexual overtones." This definition perfectly describes serial killer Albert Fish. Albert Fish is the man who some believe to be the "most deranged killer in American history" (Rampo Catskill Library system, Biography resource center, Albert Fish )....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Creative Writing: My 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 up a small pebble with the fish food I tried eating from the bottom of the tank....   [tags: Creative Writing Essay]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Black Fish '

- A movie that I recently took the time to watch called “Black Fish” was a huge example of operant conditioning. This is a documentary of the killer whales at the different SeaWorld 's around America. There has been a lot of talk recently about these whales and I wanted to know more about it. Upon watching this film, I discovered how the psychological process of a whale feeds into the talk of the nation about them. The actions of the whales is what everyone seems to be talking about, coincidently they seem to miss the fact that the whales may be carrying out these actions as a result of how they were conditioned by the trainers at the Seaworld parks....   [tags: Reinforcement, Operant conditioning, Extinction]

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Dna Of Proteins : The Fish Muscle

- Analysis of proteins found in varying fish muscle Introduction Gel electrophoresis involves separation and analysis of macromolecules like deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), ribonucleic acid (RNA), and various proteins. In electrophoresis an electric current is passed through a solution or gel from one electrode to the other. Ions, molecules, and molecular fragments in the solution or gel are drawn to one of the electrodes according to their charge. When charged molecules are placed in a gel, the speed they travel toward the electrode is influenced by both their charge and size....   [tags: Protein, Molecular biology, Western blot]

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The Story Of Jonah And The Big Fish

- Audience: Young adults aged 18-25 All throughout the Old Testament there is a cycle: sin - judgement - cry/prayer - deliverance - reject God again. Think about it. It is almost in any Bible story that you have ever been told. Even in creation, Adam and Eve sinned, God brought judgment, they both cried out in shame and despair, God delivered them and removed them from the garden, only for their son Cain to reject God by killing his brother Abel and the cycle begins again. Think about the story of Jonah and the big fish....   [tags: Moses, Bible, Israelites, Promised Land]

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The Zebra Fish and Human Diseases

- 1.0 Introduction 1.1 Zebra Fish The zebra fish is commonly used for studies involving human diseases. (7). The zebra fish, has a very common genome in relation to humans and serves as a great tool of research for many human diseases. 300 million years separate the zebra fish and the humans last known common ancestor. Shockingly enough their genome is still a great resource for cancer research and many other genetic diseases due to their vast genomic similarities (1). The zebra fish is a model organism in many disease studies such as, cancer, human genetic diseases, neurological disease, Alzheimer’s and many more(8)....   [tags: genome, research, obesity]

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The Freedom Of Speech By Stanley Fish

- Stanley Fish states in his essay “The Free-Speech Follies”, “The modern American version of crying wolf is crying First Amendment” (496). The First Amendment is made up of five basic freedoms given to the United States citizens that consist of freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom to hold a peaceful protest, freedom of press, and the right to protest. Within the Constitution there are no words that state the rights include for society to speak rudely to, or about, others. The article “Freedom of Speech” explains, “Slander consists of orally making and libel consists of publishing false statements that are damaging to the reputation of another” (1)....   [tags: First Amendment to the United States Constitution]

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Evolution Of The Cave Fish

- The cave fish is a curious object of study. One of which has many scientist rushing to discover exactly why this fish developed that cannot see. The cave fish live in dark caves and have evolved to life without vision. Both Lamarck and Darwin had excellent theories about evolution. Darwin believed that natural selection had the biggest impact on the evolution of a species. Darwin theorized each population had variations, these variations caused the individual to either have a greater or lesser chance of survival....   [tags: Natural selection, Evolution, Eye, Genetics]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Golden Fish '

- THE LOST THING IN ME My mom said that “Golden fish” was a first book I learned to read, but I have no memory of this book. All I remember is the series books “The life of Buddha” which my beloved grandma read to me every night. I often curled up on her chest and sleep before she finished the story. These were the picture books with a lot of words. I tried to predict the evolution of the story. But it was very different with what grandma read to me. When my aunt had a baby, grandma got busier. So that she could not spend much the time to read the book for me like before....   [tags: High school, High School Musical, 2002 albums]

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Antomy of Fish and Amphibians

- ... Taxonomy Animals are grouped and categorized thought a classification known system know as taxonomy. There are nine ranks, but the most important ones are Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, and Species. The other two being the first two, Life and Domain. The Latin word for fish is piscis. Fish are categorized in Kingdom as Animalia, in Phylum as Chordata, and in Subphylum as vertebrata. Fish are divided into three major classes. The first class is Agnatha; it is composed of jawless fish....   [tags: body structure, fins, marine animals]

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Fish and Humans: Homologus Structure

- Humans and fish are not closely related on the outside appearance. Most people would not see how we can share the same features with fish, but scientists do know that these two species share homologous features. Homologous is being in similar structures, and having similar genes indicate species are from a common ancestor, but does not have indicated that these features will work exactly the same. Humans and fish are related in the lineage of chordate because human shared homologous features to fish....   [tags: appearance, bones, fins]

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Analysis of Fish by Joanne Harris

- ... Through this passage, Jack is telling himself to calm down, so that his plan does not fail after it has been progressing perfectly so far. This plan can lead to more wealth and a better reputation than he already has around his colleagues, whose thoughts he very much cares about. That is why Jack would never let anyone at work know about his love for food, since they all “seemed to live off coffee and filter tips” (251). He was not open about his eating habits until he arrived in Naples where he “must have put on half a stone” as Melissa stated (253)....   [tags: honeymoon, past, self, materialistic, wealth]

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My Mother Is a Fish

- Death is most commonly portrayed as the end of life, or for the sake of depth, a permanent termination of all vital functions. This appears to be a fairly simple concept and, whether or not they understand it, people eventually accept it because it is inevitable. Humans find it difficult to define death; especially when it is so closely associated with life as well. Some define death as the moment when life concludes, while others define it as when the condition that follows life begins. In William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying, Vardaman Bundren has a intriguing, yet misconceived, viewpoint of death that is demonstrated when he equates his mother’s death with that of a fish, assumes that she sti...   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Analyze an argument Stanley Fish: Save the world on your own time

- Higher educational systems allow students to adapt more to both theoretical and practical knowledge. Universities around the world offer programs of different criteria for their students. Civic engagement programs allow students to become a part of their community, which improves students’ social and moral experiences. Students who are civically engaged develop a series of skills apart from their education. Stanley Fish, an American literary theorist and a public intellectual writes and argues about the progression of education....   [tags: literary analysis, civic engagement]

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Sea Dragons, a Marine Fish

- ... When this prosess takes place the female lays 100-250 eggs onto a special “brood patch’ on the underside of the male’s tale (not a pouch like seahorses), where they are attached and fertilized. After a period of 4-6 weeks the juvenile seadragons hatch and disperse with a yolk sac attached them, which provides them with the nessary nutruitens for their survival during a 2-3 day period. Once this takes place the baby seadragons are able feed and hunt small zooplankton, while still managing to hide in seagrasses and seaweeds....   [tags: marine biology, near threatened creachers]

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Big Fish by Daniel Wallace

- In Daniel Wallace’s novel, Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions and Tim Burton’s film, Big Fish, the relationship between the dying protagonist, Edward Bloom and his estranged son, William Bloom, is centrally to the story in both the novel and film. Like many fathers in today's society, Edward Bloom wishes to leave his son with something to remember him by after he is dead. It is for this reason the many adventures of Edward Bloom are deeply interwoven into the core of all the various stories Edward tells to mystify his son with as a child....   [tags: parental figure, son and father, novel]

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Loss of Ocean Treasure: The Decline of Fish as a Sustainable Source of Food

- Introduction President Roosevelt’s word ring true and sadly at a point of dire straits. The wonderment and bounty of fish as a sustainable food source is increasingly declining with every day. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations reports “It is estimated that between 15 and 20 percent of all animal proteins come from aquatic animals” and “of the 30 countries most dependent on fish as a protein source, all but four are in the developing world” showing fish to be a key source of protein for many people of the global community (FOA, 2014)....   [tags: sea life, conservation, proteins, food]

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The Value Of Higher Education Made Literal By Scholar Stanley Fish

- The article, The Value of Higher Education Made Literal by scholar Stanley Fish focuses on sharing his opinion of higher education and what it has become in recent years. Mr. Fish’s argument is essentially over the “logic of privatization” where students are pictured as “investors” or “consumers” in courses of study that maximize successful employment outcomes. He also believes arts, humanities, and social sciences are overlooked while study courses in science, technology, and clinical medicine are prioritized....   [tags: Education, Higher education, Civilization]

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Analyzing Black Fish Documentary

- Desmond’s arguments and assertions are encompassed on the fact that there is a perceived opposition between culture and nature. In addition, the former is represented as a dominantly biased relationship engrained in many cultures in their endeavors to cultivate and nature a tourism effective atmosphere. This opposition goes further to adversely influence our portrayal and treatment of nature and its inhabitants including habitats of the sea world such as whales. Desmond (2013) argues that through the critical analysis of literature as well as their study, we can deconstruct this opposition and that this operative or rather strategy is inevitable if we are to, by any chance avoid any ecospher...   [tags: eco critical theory, environmental ethics]

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The Day I Witnessed the Raining of Fish

- I grew up in Honduras, a country full of tradition and mystery. This is especially true in small towns like Yoro where my grandparents were born. I can remember summer time was the best time of the year for me. I was on vacation from school and able to go visit my grandparents. Ever since I can remember, I heard stories of the rain of fish. Some people say that it happens every year between June and July. Others believed it only came when God blesses the town. There are also the ones that just do not believe in the occurrence of the rain of fish....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Experience]

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Man’s Inner Fish

- Common descent has been proven to be the most parsimonious way to explain the connections that have and are still being found between seemingly unrelated organisms. In this essay, I will demonstrate that I have digested the entirety of Shubin’s book by convincing you that there is lineage that connects all vertebrates. To make this case, I will describe several connections seen within the fossils and genes of different animals. Many of these connections involve a common blueprint, modifications of which are seen across vertebrate species....   [tags: organism, vertebrate, species]

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Fish Oil Is Beneficial For Children And Adults

- Fish Oil Is Beneficial For Children And Adults. The thought of consuming large quantities of herring and mackerel monthly, in an attempt to acquire the essential omega-3 fatty acids, repels many people. Knowing this, scientists have successfully extracted the beneficial Omega-3 components. While salmon and tuna steaks may make for tasteful entrees from time to time, eating seafood daily can quickly become unappealing. Fish oil is beneficial for children and adults who suffer from health conditions as well as those that retain good health....   [tags: Health]

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Reproduction and Early Life History of the Sculpin Fish

- Reproduction and Early Life History of the Sculpin Fish Have you ever personally thought that fish were an interesting subject. Most people don't. The majority of individuals consider fish ordinary, routine and insignificant. However with a closer look, you may discover that fish can be extraordinary and extremely significant in more ways than one. With proper education and better understanding, people will not only realize the importance of the fish, but also the relevance of issues such as the spawning, life history and life span of fish such as Jordania zonope (sculpins)....   [tags: Papers]

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Little Briar Rose And Big Fish

- In many of the stories we read, we will find cultural hero’s. They come in many different forms depending on the medium, culture, and historical context. When trying to spot the cultural hero, you might be looking for someone who is “a legendary figure variously represented as a beast, bird, man, or demigod to whom a people attributes the factors that appear most essential to its existence and culture” (Webster). In other words, someone who symbolizes the ideals of people or a group. There are two stories we will be strictly focusing on....   [tags: Fairy tale, Sleeping Beauty, Brothers Grimm, Hero]

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Amy Tan 's Fish Cheeks

- As humans, we are all prone to the inevitable feeling of humiliation. However, being embarrassed about one’s own heritage is a feeling that no one should have to experience. In today’s day and age, learning to love who you are as an individual is a huge accomplishment. This is the core idea behind Amy Tan’s short story, “Fish Cheeks,” as she outlines the general idea of self-acceptance. The narrator, fourteen year old Tan, declares her love for her minister’s son, Robert, who unlike herself is “as white as Mary in the manger” (Tan 1)....   [tags: Christmas Eve, Christmas, The Reader, Amy Tan]

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Amy Tan 's Fish Cheeks

- What does it mean to possess confidence. Confidence is one word that has a vast impact on today’s society. Without confidence one’s whole life could and will be turned completely upside down. The meaning of confidence is having, without a doubt, total belief in oneself. Self-confidence is something that cannot be taught, but instead learned through personal experience. The autobiographical narrative, “Fish Cheeks,” by Amy Tan, is about a fourteen-year-old girl who describes her thoughts and feelings about the minister’s son and reveals to the reader that she is not accepting of herself....   [tags: Shame, Embarrassment, Blushing, Humiliation]

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Ichthyosis Vulgaris: Fish Scale Disease

- ... In most people, the growth, dying, and shedding of skin happens without being detected , people with Ichtyosis Vulgaris create new skin cells at a faster rate than they can actually shed it, or even attempt to replicate at a normal rate. When that is happening there is just one huge buildup of dry skin. The mutated gene in Ichtyosis Vulgaris is located on chromosome Iq21 and is related to a protein called filaggrin. Ichtyosis Vulgaris has altered filaggrin expression that leads to scaling and desquamation....   [tags: inhereted skin conditions]

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Media Attention For What Can Only Be Described As A Scandal

- On May 24th 2016 DePaul University, a prominent and private university in Chicago, Illinois, garnered some negative media attention for what can only be described as a fiasco. A student organized event, by the university’s College Republicans group, was violently interrupted and brought to a halt when Black Lives Matter protesters barged into the room the event was being held in. The point of contention, speaker Milo Yiannopoulos had made DePaul a stop on his Dangerous Faggot Tour. Yiannopoulos, a British Journalist for Breitbart News, openly gay conservative, and self proclaimed provocateur, is known for his stances against modern third-wave feminism and Black Lives Matter....   [tags: Freedom of speech]

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Taking a Look at Overfishing

- Earth's oceans make up over 75% of the Earth as a whole. With that being said, it is vital to understand the significance on the contents of the oceans. Since fish and marine products make up a large portion of our diet, fishing practices need to be properly managed. In this essay, overfishing will be defined, its consequences will be revealed, and plans for proper fish distribution will be executed. Overfishing is a major problem in economy today. The practices of fishing too much or too often result in a decrease of the fish population....   [tags: proper fish distribution]

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What Are Humans? Or Salty Dihydrogen Monoxide?

- Scaly, Salty, Seine in the Big Old Blue Salty dihydrogen monoxide, known as the ocean contains many species of osteichthyes, chondrichthyes, and agnathans. Or in laymen’s terms, fish. These animals are threatened by the world today for one main reason, humans. We have done the undesirable, but for probable cause. We have created a market for workers to earn money by fishing, bringing in tons of fish to be sold to the public, and have gotten rid of dangerous wild animals in the oceans so people are free to swim in the ocean safely....   [tags: Fishing, Fish, Ocean, Overfishing]

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Genetically Modified Animals : Salmon

- Genetically Modified Animals – Salmon Background information Genetic modification changes the genes which as a result, changes the characteristics of the organism. Genetic modification has been going on for many years and as the technologies get more sophisticated, scientists and organizations have been able to increase the scope of these genetically modified foods. (Gray, 2010) To ‘genetically modify’ an animal, there is a five step process which scientists can follow. This process entails DNA extraction, gene cloning, gene design, transformation and backcross breeding....   [tags: Salmon, Aquaculture, Fish, DNA]

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Marine Life: THe Unique Seahorse

- Of the many fish of the sea, none is more interesting and unique than the seahorse. Seahorses are truly one of a kind in more ways than one. They can be found in temperate and tropical bodies of water throughout the world. With a tail similar to that of a monkey, fins that rememble those of a fish and a head that resemble a horse this animal is extraordinary. Along with those characteristics seahorses are known mostly for their odd method of conception and pregnancy. Seahorses are monogamous and one of the only species where the male is the one to become pregnant....   [tags: species, fish, fisherman]

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Do Mermaids Really Exist?

- Do mermaids really exist. This is a question that many have asked over the years but never really took the time to try and find out. I personally believe the existence of mermaids is definitely possible, especially considering the fact that the world has only explored five percent of our oceans. Scientists discover new sea creature species every single day but many still try to argue the fact that everything about mermaids is simply a myth. There are plenty of odd creatures we have discovered in the oceans, so why do people think it’s so ridiculous that the existence of mermaids could be possible....   [tags: half fish, rapid heartbeat]

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Potential of Discovery: The Robotic Fish and its Potential

- In our lifetime, the ocean has remained untamed and unexplored. “Modern Day” technology has only been able to come so far in venturing out to sea and to the world below the surface. However, in the past 10 years this has all been changed. With research being done throughout the world studying the movement and anatomy of fish, the gap between the surface and the sea floor could be speedily lessening. For years humans have marveled at the speed and grace of most marine life. The lack of drag, the force propulsion, and the ability to live at such impossible depths have been forever the envy of submarines and sea explorers....   [tags: modern day technology, marine life]

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