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juvenile aquatic shellfish, especially oysters ready for settlement on solid surfaces—'spat fall'.
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Water depth and current velocity both increased significantly after the spate, but macroinvertebrate riffle and pool communities were relatively resistant and resilient to a spate of this magnitude.
The effects of that spate up and down the river will have telling effects on salmon stocks in the future.
It follows police stepping up patrols in the village following a recent spate of house break-ins.
In his opening remarks at a meeting of the federal cabinet chaired by him, the Prime Minister voiced concerns over the ongoing spate of violence in Karachi and directed the law enforcing agencies to take all possible measures for improvement of law and order in the city.
BEIRUT: UNIFIL has put a stop to its contingents' movements between south Lebanon and Beirut due to the security situation brought about by the recent spate of kidnappings.
The two middle aged men were arrested after a spate of metal theft in the Wrexham area.
TEENAGERS have been taking part in an antigraffiti project after a spate of vandalism in Coventry.
According to meteorological office, the worst affecting cities and towns, facing spate of thick fog, included Sahiwal, Khanewal, Okara, Faisalabad, Hafizabad, Pindi Bhattian, Sialkot, Jhelum and Sheikhupura.
Years of experience have taught me that a river deemed unfishable because it's in spate can suddenly get better in hours.
13 /PRNewswire/ -- SPATE Magazine the experts on hip hop and pop culture sat down with the president of G-Unit clothing in their October issue.
THE spate of high-dollar robberies around the San Fernando Valley should come as no surprise to anyone.
Spate, 25, now training as a wine salesman, says ATR's decision to broadcast an email from a viewer heavily crit-icising his ride on the Karen Waldron-trained second favourite A Few Kind Words when fifth in a novice hurdle at Uttoxeter on May 14 was the final straw.