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esca

 [es´kah] (exercise of self care agency)
a philosophical concept guiding the practice of kinlein; the moving or dynamic power within each person that is integral to any action taken in thought, word, or deed.
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Molecular systematics and life history evolution of anglerfishes (Teleostei: Lophiiformes): evidence from mitochondrial DNA.
Bay of Biscay fisheries fared rather well with a roll-over approved for Norway lobster, megrims, pollack, hake, plaice, Northern hake and moderate cuts (far below what the Commission proposed) for anglerfish (-5% compared with the proposal of -20%), skate (-10%, compared with -20%) and sole (-3.5% rather than -29% proposed by the Commission).
* Do you think an anglerfish could survive in a well-lit area of the ocean?
``The value of non-recorded anglerfish is estimated by Defra to be in the region of pounds 170,000,'' he added.
Like many deep-water fish, mate anglerfish skin is grimy black or gray, fragile, and without scales.
One example of such collaboration is the study on the diet composition of the threadfin anglerfish Lophiodes spilurus (Garman, 1899), one of the most abundant fish associated with the deepwater fishery in Costa Rican Pacific (Espinoza & Wehrtmann, 2008).
Tip lights are found in several deep-living squids such as Chiroteuthis and Octopoteuthis, where they may also serve as lures for prey, thus functioning like the escae of anglerfish and the barbels of stomiid fishes (Herring, 1977; Young, 1983).
In addition to pelagic pair trawl fishing, three vessels fished with bottom trawls during the day for anglerfish, Lophius americanus; squids; silver hake, Merluccius bilinearis; and scup, Stenotomus chrysops.