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spiny

1. (of animals) having or covered with quills or spines
2. (of plants) covered with spines; thorny
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A new research report of Renub Research titled "Global Lobster Market, by Species (American lobster, European lobster, Caribbean spiny lobster, Australian spiny lobster, Red Rock Lobster, and Others), Importing Countries (United States, Canada, China, France, China, Hong Kong (SAR) and others) Exporting Countries (Canada, United States, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and Others) Forecast" This report studies the Global Lobster market and volume analysis and provides an all-encompassing analysis of the key growth drivers and preventive factors, price analysis, value chain analysis, market and volume trends, and their projections for the upcoming years.
The lobster, carrying roe on its underside, is five times heavier than the common species of spiny lobster (panulirus homarus) found along the east coast of Taiwan, which weigh up to only 600 grams and are 20 cm in length, Chi said.
To test their theory, scientists injected the silver spiny fish's genes into bacteria and generated rod opsins that they then tested in the lab for sensitivity to light.
THE ALL YOU NEWS Senior keeper Kirsty Thornton said: "The three spiny mice have been gnawing at chunks of the tree and are using it to grind their teeth down naturally.
In the Czech Republic, the Balkan spiny loach was first recorded from the River Becva, close to the village of Lipnik (r.km 24.7; 49[degree]30'36.34" N, 17[degree]33'46.30" E), in 1943 (Zalesky 1944, Fig.
Spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias) occur in the western North Atlantic (WNA) Ocean from Labrador, Canada, to Florida, United States, but are most abundant from Nova Scotia, Canada, to Cape Hatteras, North Carolina (Collette and Klein-MacPhee, 2002).
The best ledges are not necessarily the huge, 8-foot shows on the depthfinder, but rather the ones whose makeup best accommodates the defensive needs of the spiny lobster.
Male and female spiny dogfish Squalus acanthias were collected in the North Aegean Sea from Saros Bay between February 2005 and September 2008.
Researchers studied a species of spiny damselfish, or Acanthochromis polyacanthus, found along Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
The addition of 10 spiny seahorses to the zoo - five males and five females - was intended to enable expansion of the current breeding and conservation programme, with the ultimate aim of re-establishing the locally extinct populations around Anglesey, the coast of Wales and the UK.
Quetta -- At least five persons including three police personnel have been injured in a roadside blast on Spiny Road in Quetta.
Like many lobster species, the California Spiny Lobster (Panulirus interruptus) is an economically important fishery species, supporting one of California's most valuable fisheries with annual ex-vessel values exceeding $9 million (Porzio et al.