Southern Fish


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(Astron.) a constelation of the southern hemisphere (Piscis Australis) containing the bright star Fomalhaut.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Deep in the southwest, Fomalhaut (the brightest star in the Southern Fish) hovers above the tree line.
This star, together with Alnair (in Grus, the Crane) and Fomalhaut (in Piscis Austrinus, the Southern Fish) form a prominent line of bright stars, which make a large triangle with the inclusion of Ankaa (in Phoenix).
Northern fish attain larger asymptotic sizes, estimated as 67.7 cm in fork length (FL) for males and 80.1 cm FL for females (Echave et al., 2012), whereas estimates for southern fish are 56.3 cm FL for males and 64.2 cm FL for females (Johnson et al.
The southern fish has more girth and more nubby sensory organs exposed atop its head, researchers report July 27 in PLOS ONE.
They are, counting from west to east, Capricornus the Goat-Fish, Delphinus the Dolphin, Aquarius the Water Pourer, Piscis Austrinus the Southern Fish, Pisces the (two) Fishes, Cetus the Sea-Monster, Eridanus the River, Argo the Ship, and Hydra the Water-Serpent.
The New York Times reporter, Michael Wines, reported the day after his story about Lake Mead that those carp, which first escaped from a Southern fish farm where they were imported to devour algae, have migrated up the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers and may now have escaped from the Illinois Barge Canal into the Great Lakes.
southern fish tend to return from the ocean to their native streams a year earlier than their northern cousins.
In addition to Aquarius and Capricornus, the central members of the Water are Piscis Austrinus the Southern Fish, Pisces the two Fishes, and Cetus the Whale.
Ralph Atkins, owner of Southern Fish & Oyster Co on a downtown dock in Mobile, Alabama, said he expected to see a "good squall" from Karen but nothing he couldn't deal with.
Customer service answers these questions and often refers customers to our Web site for more in-depth information." Most frozen seafood questions the company receives, however, concern handling of product, storage/thawing and expiration dates.Up NextTelevision came to the frozen seafood case with the introduction of Paula Deen's line of southern fish dishes in late 2009.
By then, most anglers have had their fill of redfish, and it is time for a snook or two, or maybe a cooler of trout for a southern fish fry.

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