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  • adv. In a facultative manner

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  • In a facultative manner.


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  • Aren't they ALL folksy, blue-eyed, facultatively bipedal teratomas over there?

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  • Increased productivity at lower trophic levels is likely to result in increased growth in early years for facultatively anadromous species that promotes a shift to wholly freshwater life histories

    Impacts on arctic freshwater and anadromous fisheries

  • Most anadromous species in the Arctic are facultatively anadromous [2] in that many individuals in a population do not necessarily migrate to sea even though it is accessible.

    Effects of climate change on arctic anadromous fish

  • Thus, facultatively anadromous species will possibly exhibit progressively less anadromous behavior if the benefits of remaining in freshwater systems outweigh the benefits of migrating to coastal areas for summer feeding over time.

    Effects of climate change on arctic anadromous fish

  • Apparently facultatively bipedal, with a toothless bird-like skull sporting large orbits, dinosaur-like cervical vertebrae possessing true pneumatic foramina, and reduced gracile forelimbs and a theropod-like pelvis, Effigia is strikingly like ornithomimosaurs (ostrich dinosaurs) in several details, mostly those concerning the skull and cervical vertebrae.

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  • Hence our Grand Lodge facultatively retains the Symbol of the Grand Architect of the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy


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