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flatfish

Overview page. Subjects: Aquatic Biology — Medicine and Health.

Fish with a flattened shape, including dab, flounder, halibut, plaice, sole, and turbot.

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garfish

Overview page. Subjects: Aquatic Biology — Medicine and Health.

Marine fish, Belone belone.

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Harrison, Sir Richard John (1920–1999), anatomist and marine biologist

Gordon Wright.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Marine and Estuarine Biology; Medicine and Health. 992 words.

Harrison, Sir Richard John (1920–1999), anatomist and marine biologist, was born on 8 October 1920 at 30 Carson Road, Norwood, London, the son of Geoffrey Arthur Harrison, reader in...

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lamprey

Overview page. Subjects: Aquatic Biology — Medicine and Health.

A surfeit of this as a food fish is traditionally said to have caused the death of Henry I, according to a contemporary account quoted by Fabyan's New Chronicles of England and France...

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roundworms

Overview page. Subjects: Aquatic Biology — Public Health and Epidemiology.

A family of helminths that includes several ubiquitous intestinal parasites, notably the lumbricoid worms, pinworms, etc.

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skate

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Aquatic Biology.

Various marine cartilaginous fish; big skate is Raja binoculata, longnose skate is R. oxyrhinchus, and smooth skate is R. innominita. Often used synonymously with ray.

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