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Many types of primitive fish appeared and proliferated in both marine and
freshwater environments during the Devonian. Because of this, the period is
commonly referred to as the "Age of Fishes." lawless, heavily armoured varieties (
those of ...
All but the newest Dragon rugs are entirely of wool. dragon worm: see guinea
worm. dragonet, any of about 40 species of exclusively marine fishes in the family
Callionymi- dae (order Perciformes), found in warm temperate or tropical areas.
17, 1869, London), Scottish marine engineer whose introduction of the
compound steam engine on ships cut fuel consumption and helped make
practical long voyages on which refueling was impossible. The son of an inventor
, Elder served a ...
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