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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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It proved to be a landmark occasion for veteran lawyer, Jan Greyling, when he and his three sons, all three of them lawyers, assisted in providing legal advice to members of the public.
2008; Lehloenya and Greyling, 2009) who recorded 100% estrus for Boer goats using 17 days CIDR and superovulated with pFSH.
Greyling Delina D, to Tomaney James C & Sharon G; 1367 City View St, Eugene, 97402; $159,000.
Keller, 1983; Merrill y Jones, 1990; Merrill, 1996 y Reigeluth, 1996; Axmann y Greyling, 2003; Van Gog, et al, 2005; Sumarni, (2007).
As Amos was about to answer, Brett Greyling, a local high school teacher and the coach of the school small bore rifle team, came in carrying three rifle cases.
Verhale van bekende skrywers so uiteenlopend soos Franci Greyling en Maretha Maartens is opgeneem.
Jean Greyling, 28, admitted to starting the fire which burnt down the reception hall near the central town of Bloemfontein, causing damage worth over 3.
The evening's wine tasting was well attended, including Ms Lydia Greyling, Minister Plenipotentiary, from the SA embassy in Vienna.