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the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one

one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile

one of a set of parallel slats in a door or window to admit air and reject rain

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a shoe for swimming

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a stabilizer on a ship that resembles the fin of a fish

organ of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic animals

equip (a car) with fins

propel oneself through the water in a finning motion

show the fins above the water while swimming

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Lucio's measure makes it a Class B misdemeanor to buy or sell shark fins, punishable by a maximum $2,000 fine or 180 days in jail for a first offense.
During courtship, females fan out their violet pelvic fin, suggesting that the fin is actively used during mate choice.
Using CSI-like methods known as "genetic stock identification" or GSI, scientists analysed fingernail-sized DNA samples from 62 scalloped hammerhead shark fins that had been obtained in the Hong Kong fin market.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made to the Al and Carrie Fins Hospice Care Fund at 629 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609 or to the Eisenberg Assisted Living Activities Fund at 631 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609.
To read Oceana's new report about how the international trade of shark fins is threatening populations worldwide, please click on the link below.
This is an eight-row coil with wavy fins and a fin spacing of eight fins per inch, which is representative of large commercial applications.
This included the number of pterygiophores without a spine between the second and third dorsal fins, zero being the condition where the first pterygiophore supporting a segmented ray does not support a spine.
Arauz seeks an order from the institute that sharks be unloaded "with their respective fins attached to bodies naturally.
Develop the methodology to select either fins of chills with the same or similar effectiveness to the aluminum sand casting process.
The restaurant owners said that after WildAid reported in July shark fins sold to restaurants in Thailand contain dangerously high levels of mercury, their soup-sales plummeted by as much as 50%.
Before selecting Stevens Urethane's TPU for the new swim fins, Force Fin considered and tested many other materials, including vinyl, rubber, nylon, urethane-coated nylon fabrics, and vinyl-coated polyester and nylon fabric.
He said measures to protect sharks should include reducing the demand for shark fins, banning shark finning and managing shark fisheries properly.
In about two months, it will be illegal for fishermen to remove the fins of dead sharks and dump their bodies into the sea.
Cirrhilabrus squirei also has different fin colouration, with terminal males lacking the bright red dorsal, caudal and anal fins of C.
Fifteen or 20 years earlier, the crew would release the sharks; now, they were killing the sharks for their fins.