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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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The study again revealed that some indigenous medicine practitioners in Africa are not aware of the role of librarians in preserving the knowledge they produce that is why Greyling (2010) noted that while libraries in some developed countries preserve indigenous knowledge, the situation is different in Africa.
[12] GREYLING, J.P.C.; MMBENGWA, V.M.; SCHWALBACH, L.M.J.; MULLER, T Comparative milk production potential of Indigenous and Boer goats under two feeding systems in South Africa.
The mean duration of oestrus was 36.004.90 h for eCG and 33.003.00 h for FSH group, which were longer than other breeds such as 25 h in Alpine (Fonseca et al., 2008), 31 h in Boer (Greyling and Van der Nest, 2000) and 32 h in Toggenburg (Zambrini, 2006).In this study, numbers of anovulated folliclesper doe were 13.003.01 and 13.702.17 for eCG and FSH groups, respectively.
As a means to provide horse lovers with a better insight on the history, background and behaviour of the wild horses, Dr Greyling, together with Goldbeck and Ron Swilling, have published a book titled: Wild Horses of the Namib Desert, which will be available at the Namibia Tourism Expo from 4 to 7 June in the Gondwana Hall (former Karakul hall).
The defending champions have named Ashley Johnson, Coenie Oosthuizen, Dean Greyling, Werner Krugers , Elton Jantjies and Duane Vermuelen in the provisional squad ahead of the tournament.
Olga Greyling and husband, chartered accountant Louis, left their native South Africa and brought their five children to Rossett in North Wales in November.
A series of ponds and wetlands have been created in connecting fields to attract a range of wildlife including dragonflies, frogs, swans, skylarks and other wild birds as well as the rare Greyling butterfly.
Die bundel bet egter heelwat verrassings opgelewer: 'n hele reeks, gedigte van Christine Andrews, Zandra Bezuidenhout, Rene Bohnen, Engemi Ferreira, Ferdi Greyling, Melanie Grobler, Tessa Louw, Rene Marais, Oskar Prozesky.