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Diver

Diver

1. One who, or that which, dives. Divers and fishers for pearls. (Woodward)

2. One who goes deeply into a subject, study, or business. A diver into causes.

3. (Science: zoology) Any bird of certain genera, as Urinator (formerly Colymbus), or the allied genus Colymbus, or Podiceps, remarkable for their agility in diving.

The northern diver (Urinator imber) is the loon; the black diver or velvet scoter (Oidemia fusca) is a sea duck. See loon, and scoter.


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What sea creature is this?

I'm a diver and see them fairly often. You sometimes see them with oysters also. I've done a little pearl diving in a effort to find some beautiful pearls like those. Haven't had much luck as of yet. Nice find on the chiton.

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by clarissology
Fri Aug 01, 2014 1:42 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What sea creature is this?
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The Fiber Disease

... from the seabed at very deep depths..... and, i will never forget summer of 96! first summer for me to live in cancun and work/volunteer as a diver., well, i loved nightdiving. On a dive i will never forget....when we were descending down for the dive in pitch black darkness, we all stayed ...

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by London
Fri Dec 01, 2006 8:13 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... make sense? NO, But neither does this disease. Tamtam has hit on some aspects of this disease that others clearly do not. Ever have a “feather diver?” I have. Tam talks about a bird gene………makes me wonder. I have never seen a “real” bug but something I have seen twice now has wings on it……another ...

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by Sabrina
Mon Mar 27, 2006 9:41 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Re: Yeah

... of the USA," you might see that it is illegal in Maine to catch a lobster with your bare hands. This is because diving for lobsters allows the diver to select the best lobster, and leave the less desired ones in the water. Were this allowed to happen, then the lobster industry would be really ...

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by biostudent84
Sun Mar 13, 2005 2:45 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: 22 pound lobster
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Views: 15785


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