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eel

(ēl),
Any of a number of scaleless, snakelike fish.
[M.E. ele, fr. O.E. ael]

eel

Eel has been long considered (1,300 years) an aphrodisiac in Japan and is traditionally eaten on the hottest day of the year; there is no data to support the alleged aphrodisiac effect, which appears related to its phallic shape.

eel

any TELEOST fish of the Anguilliformes, having a smooth, shiny skin, a long, snakelike body and reduced fins.

eel

elongated, serpent-like fish with no scales. Most are marine species but there are some freshwater types. They are members of the order Apodes and constitute a number of suborders.

eel rhabdovirus
several isolates from eels have not been shown to be associated with disease in eels, but some are pathogenic for trout and salmon.
eel stomatopapilloma
thought to be a viral infection.
eel stripe
see dorsal stripe.
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Most of the fishing grounds are close to the coast, which makes it possible to land the fish iced in boxes without quality losses," explained Angula.
NA: My name is Nahas Angula, former Prime Minister of the Republic of Namibia and now a retired politician.
It is vital that women are adequately resourced and supported to claim their rightful place in society equal to men and it seems that Namibia has enjoyed many successes in empowering women, however reverting to what Nahas Angula stated and in view of our current GBSV statistics, three questions remain: 'Have we managed to change the minds of men?
Telecom Namibia Senior Manager, Corporate Communications and Public Relations Oiva Angula came out guns blazing in the aftermath of a cable theft frenzy that has shaken the telecommunications giant to the core, severely impacting on its mandate to ensure the country can effectively communicate.
In fact, two of Mugabe's closest allies in the SADC grouping, President Michael Sata of Zambia and Namibia's PM Nahas Angula, led delegations to Belgium.
Lauding the maturity of the sides and the fast negotiations that acknowledged the existing inflation and macro- and micro-economic situations, Standard Bank Namibia s Head of Human Resources, Isdor Angula, said : 'We took an approach of needs-based negotiation and we agreed that protracted negotiations will detract our business from our core focus, our customers whose world we want to move forward through the provision of quality service, therefore we made a commitment to set the benchmark for the financial industry and market in general.
And who else but the girl who thought East Angula was abroad and Rio de Janeiro was a fella could have been carried off in a vintage Roller with a mis-spelt floral tribute reading "Gran Daughter"?
Canizares was sacrificed along with fellow Spanish internationals David Albeda and Miguel Angel Angula as Koeman attempted to end a run of poor performances.
Para ello se angula el microscopio para permitir visualizar la faceta contralateral.
The director-general of the National Planning Commission (NPC), Helmut Angula, explained: "The preliminary results show some improvements on the general welfare of the Namibian population.
The bank recently marked 10 years of existence, a period described as a decade of love by board chairperson Elize Angula.
Our prepaid users are now able to enjoy ultra-fast 4G LTE data access and an enhanced mobile experience," says Oiva Angula, senior manager for corporate communications and public relations at Telecom Namibia.