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common name for a brilliantly colored fish belonging to the genus Thymallus, of the family Salmonidae (salmonsalmon
, member of the Salmonidae, a family of marine fish that spawn in freshwater, including the salmons, the trouts, and the chars (subfamily Salmoninae), the whitefish and the ciscoes (subfamily Coregoninae), and the grayling (subfamily Thymallinae).
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 family), and closely allied to the smelt. Graylings are found chiefly in clear, cold, fresh waters of the Northern Hemisphere. They average 1 ft (30 cm) in length and 1 lb (.45 kg) in weight and exhibit hues of silver, gold, violet, blue, and olive brown. The arctic grayling, which can reach more than 8 lb (3.6 kg), was found in Michigan and Montana as well as Canada, Alaska, and Siberia, but the Michigan population is now extinct. The genus name, Thymallus, refers to the odor of wild thyme characteristic of the delicious flesh of fresh specimens. Graylings are classified in the phylum ChordataChordata
, phylum of animals having a notochord, or dorsal stiffening rod, as the chief internal skeletal support at some stage of their development. Most chordates are vertebrates (animals with backbones), but the phylum also includes some small marine invertebrate animals.
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, subphylum Vertebrata, class Actinopterygii, order Salmoniformes, family Salmonidae, subfamily Thymallinae.
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Jeff Connelly can be reached at: Greyling Insurance Brokers - a Division of EPIC 3780 Mansell Road, Suite 370 Alpharetta, GA 30022 jeff.
Standing are lawyers Jan Greyling (snr), Pieter Greyling, Melvin Nyambe, Veronika Hanongo-Haikali, Makumbu Tjiteera, Wilmarie Horn, Jan Greyling (jnr), Charmaine Tjihero, and Willem Greyling, with Alwyn Harmse, the Law Society President, and Stacey Bock of the Law Society.
Meanwhile, South Africa prop Dean Greyling will miss the Test against Australia at the end of the month after he was banned for two weeks for a forearm smash on Kiwi captain Richie McCaw.
The boy's friends try to find Greyling and they bring the young boy all sorts of animals that somewhat match the description of his cat.
With prop Coenie Oosthuizen also doubtful with a shoulder problem, the SARU have announced that Gio Aplon and Dean Greyling had been added to captain Jean de Villiers' squad.
Greyling and Zulu (2010) opines that low local content on the Web inhibits buy-in from local communities into digital resources and thereby inhibit development of digital skills.
Liesel Greyling, from the Health Sciences faculty at DWC, said the centre was developed due to evidence that mental toughness positively correlates with academic performance, comprehension levels and career aspirations.
SOUTH AFRICA: G Aplon; B Basson, J de Jongh, W Olivier, L Mvovo; M Steyn, R Pienaar; D Greyling, J Smit, W Kruger; F van der Merwe, J Muller; D Stegmann, D Rossouw, A Johnson.
Forwards: H Brussow (Cheetahs), J Deysel (Sharks), D Greyling (Bulls), A Hargreaves (Sharks), R Kankowski (Sharks), W Kruger (Bulls), A Johnson (Cheetahs), J Muller (Ulster), C Oosthuizen (Cheetahs), C Ralepelle (Bulls), D Rossouw (Bulls), J Smit (captain, Sharks), D Stegmann (Bulls), A Strauss (Cheetahs), F van der Merwe (Bulls).
297 - Alexandre Rocha (Bra) 69 76 76 76, Christo Greyling (Rsa) 72 74 75 76.
M Siem (Ger) +9 B Watson, B Gay, j Overton, W Cauley +11 K Streelman +13 A Rocha (Bra), C Greyling (RSA), K Kuboya (jpn) +19 W Heffernan (Can) +21 B Benjamin (a)
Christo Greyling, South Africa; Adam Hadwin, Canada; Joey Lamielle, Sarasota, FL