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1. Full of, or abounding in, rocks; consisting of rocks; as, a rocky mountain; a rocky shore.

2. Like a rock; as, the rocky orb of a shield.

3. Not easily impressed or affected; hard; unfeeling; obdurate; as, a rocky bosom.

(Science: zoology) Rocky mountain locust See bighorn.

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Help with the basic understanding of Ecosystems

... primary producers are phytoplankton and macroalgae and so on. Examples of different ecosystems include: Forests Grasslands Wetlands Lakes Rivers Rocky shores Soft shores (beaches) Deserts But the distinction between an environment and an ecosystem is the fact that when you refer to an ecosystem ...

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Theories - Origin of Life

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Photos taken in rocky shore~Help!

Last week I have been to rocky shore for a field trip study and I took many photos. However, i am not able to identify one of the species. It just look like some carbon rods. Can somebody tell me numerous black rod-like structure is sponge, ...

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