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  • 1 endangered species — en*dan gered spe cies, n. sing. & pl. A species of plant or animal that has declined in numbers to a point where further irreversible decline and extinction[3] has a significant chance. Lists of endangered species are maintained by government… …

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  • 2 Incipient species — Species Spe cies, n. sing. & pl. [L., a sight, outward appearance, shape, form, a particular sort, kind, or quality, a species. See {Spice}, n., and cf. {Specie}, {Special}.] 1. Visible or sensible presentation; appearance; a sensible percept… …

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  • 3 Species — Spe cies, n. sing. & pl. [L., a sight, outward appearance, shape, form, a particular sort, kind, or quality, a species. See {Spice}, n., and cf. {Specie}, {Special}.] 1. Visible or sensible presentation; appearance; a sensible percept received by …

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  • 4 endangered species — noun Date: 1964 a species threatened with extinction; broadly anyone or anything whose continued existence is threatened …

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  • 5 sibling species — noun Date: 1940 one of two or more species that are nearly indistinguishable morphologically …

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  • 6 type species — noun Date: 1840 the species of a genus with which the generic name is permanently associated …

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  • 7 species — I. noun (plural species) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, appearance, kind, species, from specere to look more at spy Date: 14th century 1. a. kind, sort b. a class of individuals having common attributes and designated by a common name;… …

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  • 8 Endangered species — An endangered species is a population of an organism which is at risk of becoming extinct because it is either few in numbers, or threatened by changing environmental or predation parameters. An endangered species is usually a taxonomic species,… …

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  • 9 List of freshwater aquarium fish species — A vast number of species of fish have been successfully kept in the home aquarium. This list gives only some of the most commonly kept species.Bichirs and reedfish =Characins and other characiformes= =Labyrinth fish= Neotropical electric fish… …

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  • 10 List of freshwater aquarium invertebrate species — Invertebrates are commonly introduced into freshwater aquaria. There are several snail species, numerous shrimps, and crayfish that are found in aquaria. Some of these species are:hrimp* Atyopsis moluccensis , Bamboo Shrimp * Caridina cf.… …

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  • 11 List of freshwater aquarium plant species — Aquatic plants are used to give the aquarium a natural appearance, oxygenate the water, and provide habitat for fish, especially fry (babies) and for invertebrate species. Some aquarium fish and invertebrates also eat live plants. Recently, there …

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  • 12 List of marine aquarium fish species — The following list of marine aquarium fish species commonly available in the aquarium trade is not a completely comprehensive list; certain rare specimens may sometimes be available commercially yet not be listed here. A brief section on each,… …

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  • 13 Species — In biology, a species is one of the basic units of biological classification and a taxonomic rank. A species is often defined as a group of organisms capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring. While in many cases this definition is …

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  • 14 On the Origin of Species — Origin of Species redirects here. For other uses, see Origin of Species (disambiguation). On the Origin of Species   …

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  • 15 Genius of the Species — is a short story by Reginald Bretnor (first published with the author name R. Bretnor ), which originally appeared in the anthology 9 Tales of Space and Time edited by Raymond Healy.The story is set in the Soviet Union where a rat problem is… …

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  • 16 Invasive species — See also: List of invasive species, Introduced species, Pest (organism), and Weed North American beavers constitute an invasive species in Tierra del Fuego, where they have a substantial impact on landscape and local ecology through their… …

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  • 17 Species Deceases — Infobox Album Name = Species Deceases Type = EP Artist = Midnight Oil Released = 1985 Recorded = 1985 Genre = Rock Length = 16:12 Label = Sprint Music / Columbia Producer = Midnight Oil Francois Kevorkian Reviews = Last album = Red Sails in the… …

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  • 18 Combinatorial species — In combinatorial mathematics, the theory of combinatorial species is an abstract, systematic method for analysing discrete structures in terms of generating functions. Examples of discrete structures are (finite) graphs, permutations, trees, and… …

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  • 19 List of Quercus species — The genus Quercus (oak) contains about 600 species,[1] some of which are listed here. Contents 1 Subgenus Quercus 1.1 Section Quercus 1.2 Section Mesobalanus …

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  • 20 List of Acer species — There are over 100 species in the genus Acer .pecies and common synonyms* Acer albopurpurascens Hayata See A. oblongum * Acer acuminatum Wall. ex D.Don * Acer aidzuense Franch. [Sometimes considered a subspecies of A. tataricum : A. t . subsp.… …

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