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The Ups and Downs of Marine Chairs
The Ups and Downs of Marine Chairs ● In the days when it was essential for marine navigators to be able to get a good visual fix on stars and other astronomical objects, many inventors tried to find ways of creating a ‘Marine Chair’ which would stay still while the ship rolled about in the middle of the ... [ click to read full item ]
Fishbase profile : The Inexplicable Shrimpgoby
Fishbase profile : The Inexplicable Shrimpgoby ● The Inexplicable Shrimpgoby (Cryptocentrus inexplicatus) was named as such by the American ichthyologist (fish studier) and lichenologist (lichen studier) Albert William Christian Theodore Herre c. 1934. It’s one of more than 33,000 fish species listed by the online resource Fishbase – A Global Information System on Fishes (a branch of the Philippines-based Q-quatics ... [ click to read full item ]
Professor Bird won ornithology award [nominative determinism]
Professor Bird won ornithology award [nominative determinism] ● The Doris Huestis Speirs Award is presented annually to an individual who has made outstanding lifetime contributions to Canadian ornithology. In 2017. the award went to Professor David Bird who is Emeritus Professor of Wildlife Biology and Director of the Avian Science and Conservation Centre of McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. Share ... [ click to read full item ]

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