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Anguilla

(ăng-gwĭl`ə), island and British dependency (2005 est. pop. 13,300) 35 sq mi (91 sq km), West Indies, northernmost of the Leeward IslandsLeeward Islands
, northern group of the Lesser Antilles in the West Indies, extending SE from Puerto Rico to the Windward Islands. The principal islands are the American Virgin Islands; the French island and overseas dept.
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. The capital is the town of The ValleyValley, The,
town (2001 pop. 1,169), capital of the British dependency of Anguilla, in the West Indies. Located in the approximate center of the island, it is Anguilla's main town and its administrative center. Tourism is an economic mainstay.
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. The population, which is mainly of African descent, speaks English, the official language. Most Anguillans belong to Anglican, Methodist, or other Protestant churches. Fishing (mainly lobsters), stock raising, and salt mining are the mainstays of the economy, with tourism and offshore banking increasingly important.

In 1967 the British possessions of Anguilla, St. Kitts, and Nevis were united in the self-governing state of St. Kitts–Nevis–Anguilla, associated with Great Britain. Anguillans, claiming political and economic discrimination, mostly rejected inclusion in the state, and the island seceded. In 1969 British forces invaded and occupied Anguilla for six months, and in 1971 Anguilla returned to British colonial rule, although not until 1980 was it officially separated from St. Kitts and NevisSaint Kitts and Nevis
or Saint Kitts–Nevis
, officially Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, island nation (2005 est. pop. 39,000), 120 sq mi (311 sq km), West Indies, in the Leeward Islands.
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. The constitution of 1982, amended in 1990, gives Anguilla significant control over its internal affairs. Anguilla suffered significant damage from Hurricane Irma in 2017.

Anguilla

an island in the Caribbean, in the Leeward Islands: part of the British associated state of St Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla from 1967 until 1980, when it reverted to the status of a British dependency and is now a UK Overseas Territory. Pop.: 12 000 (2003 est.). Area: 90 sq. km (35 sq. miles)
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Human translation: "De acuerdo, el proximo plato es anguila caramono de Port Baker"
Gymnotus cylindricus LaMonte, 1935; Gymnotidae: (Pez) Cuchillo (PN, ZN, CA, Ac), (Pez) Navaja (PN, ZN, CA), (Pez) Machete (PN, ZN, CA), Anguila (PN, PS, ZN, CA, VC), Anguila falsa (PN, PS, ZN, CA), Madre de barbudo (ZN, CA), (Pez) Cuchillo redondo (Te).
Nombre comun: briola, chillona, anguila, pez jabon, jabonero.
Situated close to Cala Anguila beach and the marina of Porto Cristo, Cala Magrana III, another Mallorcan development, comprises 20 two-bedroom apartments with a communal garden and swimming pool.
Los nematodos son animales filiformes con cuerpo sin segmentos y mas o menos transparentes, cubiertos de una cuticula hialina, que esta marcada por estrias u otras marcas, son redondeados en seccion transversal, con boca, sin extremidades u otros apendices, muchos son parecidos a lombrices o con forma de anguila.
Asi, sin querer ser demasiado exhaustivos, figuran entre sus fuentes, entre otras, Andrea Alciato, y sus archiconocidos Emblemas (aguila, alce, anguila, asno, cigarra, ciguena, corneja, delfin, elefante, esfinge, gallo, murcielago, sardina, vibora); Angelo Poliziano (aguila, bada, cisne), Giambattista Della Porta y su De humana physiognomonia libri III (halcon); Horapolo y sus Hyerogliphica (escarabajo); Juan de Horozco y sus Emblemas morales (vibora); Pierio Valeriano y sus Hieroglyphica sive de sacris Aegyptiorum litteris commentarii (aguila, bada, buitre, caballo, camaleon, ciervo, esfinge, hipopotamo, langosta, lechuza, leon), o Ricardo Brixiano y sus Comentaria Simbolica (cuervo, fenix, leon).
Sin embargo, hacia el final del discurso, la voz de la anguila es suplantada por la voz del narrador, tambien en primera persona, que se identifica claramente con el autor ficcionalizado: "Intrigue a un naturalista, acaso filosofo, que se interrogaba en lares de Sicilia.
54) Estos estudiosos del fenomeno migratorio han apuntado el papel que ha desempenado el turismo en revertir el proceso migratorio a partir de 1960, con la llegada de trabajadores migrantes de Puerto Rico, las IVB, San Cristobal, Nevis y Anguila y algunos de las Islas de Sotavento.
Dos en 1877, uno sobre el origen de las raices nerviosas posteriores de la medula espinal del amoceto, el segundo, observaciones sobre la conformacion y la estructura fina del organo lobulado de la anguila (que ha sido considerado como testiculo).
Se realizo la identificacion de las diferentes estructuras indicando su ubicacion y morfologia, a partir de atlas ya publicados como el de Medaka (12), la anguila japonesa (13), asi como de otros teleosteos (14, 15), y de la experiencia previa del grupo de ictiologia de la Universidad Militar Nueva Granada con otras especies de peces (Piaractus brachypomus, Eremophylus mutissi, Paracheirodon axelrodi y Pimelodus pictus).