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Keeping Bugs Away from Food
Growing Healthier Tomato Plants
Frogs and Toads
Return of the Lost Limbs
Fishing for Giant Squid
Fishy Cleaners
World’s largest lizard is venomous too
Pipefish power from mom
Listening to Birdsong
Carnivorous Birds
Chemistry and Materials
Unscrambling a Gem of a Mystery
Pencil Thin
Supersonic Splash
The Book of Life
Small but WISE
The Shape of the Internet
Dinosaurs and Fossils
Feathered Fossils
Did Dinosaurs Do Handstands?
Message in a dinosaur's teeth
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Hot Summers, Wild Fires
City Trees Beat Country Trees
Fishing for Fun Takes Toll
Saving Wetlands
Finding the Past
Sahara Cemetery
A Long Trek to Asia
Decoding a Beverage Jar
Electric Catfish
Angler Fish
Food and Nutrition
Chew for Health
Strong Bones for Life
Recipe for Health
GSAT English Rules
Who vs. Whom
Capitalization Rules
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Setting a Prime Number Record
It's a Math World for Animals
Play for Science
Human Body
Running with Sneaker Science
Sea Kids See Clearly Underwater
Surviving Olympic Heat
Sea Anemones
How children learn
What Not to Say to Emerging Readers
Raise a Lifelong Reader by Reading Aloud
Spin, Splat, and Scramble
Road Bumps
Thinner Air, Less Splatter
Getting the dirt on carbon
Stalking Plants by Scent
Pumping Up Poison Ivy
Boa Constrictors
Space and Astronomy
A Galaxy Far, Far, Far Away
A Star's Belt of Dust and Rocks
Sounds of Titan
Technology and Engineering
Algae Motors
Spinach Power for Solar Cells
Roll-Up Computer Monitors to Go
The Parts of Speech
Problems with Prepositions
Countable and Uncountable Nouns
Revving Up Green Machines
Troubles with Hubble
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The solar system's biggest junkyard
Watering the Air
Warmest Year on Record
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True eels are fish of the order Anguilliformes, which consists of 4 suborders, 19 families, 110 genera and 400 species. Most eels are predators. All shapes and sizes: Depending on their species, eels can reach from 10 cm to 3 m, and weigh up to 65 kg. The number of rays of the gill webbing ranges from 6 to 51, though sometimes they are absent altogether. Their fins are always spineless. The back and anal fins are long, usually connecting with the tail fin. The belly and chest fins are absent. The shoulder girdle is separate from the skull. The scales are cycloid or absent. Hideout: Most eels prefer to dwell in shallow waters, hide at the bottom layer of the ocean, sometimes in holes. Only the Anguillidae family comes to fresh water to dwell there (not to breed). Some eels dwell in deep water (in case of family Synaphobranchidae, this comes to a depth of 4,000 m), or are active swimmers (the family Nemichthyidae - to the depth of 500 m). The life cycle of the eel was a mystery for a very long time, because larval eels look very different from adult eels, and were thought to be a separate species. See eel life history. An eel sandwich: Freshwater eels (unagi) and marine eels (Conger eel, anago) are commonly used in Japanese cuisine. Eels are used in Cantonese and Shanghai cuisine too. The European eel and other freshwater eels are eaten in Europe, the United States, and other places around the world. A traditional London food is jellied eels. The Basque delicacy, angulas, consists of deep-fried elvers. Uniquely in Europe, hand netting is the only legal way of catching eels in England, and has been practiced for thousands of years on the River Parrett and River Severn.


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