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Lump of Water

A slang term for $100 in Hong Kong. Equivalent terms are red back and red snapper. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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We're referring to federal waters for the most part, though there are some choice red snapper grounds inside state boundaries.
A sample of red snapper discards was collected at each site during both open and closed seasons.
Red snappers are found throughout the Gulf and the Southeast Atlantic coast, sometimes even being caught as far north as Massachusetts.
Cheaper farmed fish were substituted for wild fish: pangasius sold as grouper, sole, and cod, tilapia sold as red snapper and Atlantic farmed salmon sold as wild or king salmon.
Add half the red snapper to the salad ingredients and fold in the seafood dressing.
However, due to the number of fish released in stressed state (air bladder expansion and/or eyes protruding), total predicted red snapper discards of 25% to 30% were used to estimate the number of discarded fish at age that died and thus contributed to fishing mortality (Goodyear (10)).
We believe it to be indigenous to the Gulf of California, and I suspect the tongue louse was either imported here in the mouth of the red snapper or perhaps it has started to breed in European seas.
More than 108 pounds of cocaine was reportedly concealed in 60 boxes of red snapper moments before it was loaded on to a Universal Airlines flight on Saturday (15 May).
A total of 313 young-of-the-year red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) belonging to the 1999 year class were sampled from three geographic regions in the northern Gulf of Mexico and assayed for haplotype variation in mitochondrial (mt)DNA.
The NOAA Ship Oregon II was used as a research platform to conduct a study of juvenile red snapper behavior in September 1991.
Award highlights Ocean Conservancy's efforts in restoring Gulf of Mexico red snapper through innovative partnerships and science-based advocacy