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SEA

abbreviation for SINGLE EUROPEAN ACT.

SEA. The ocean; the great mass of waters which surrounds the land, and which probably extends from pole to pole, covering nearly three quarters of the globe. Waters within the ebb and flow of the tide, are to be considered the sea. Gilp. R. 526.
     2. The sea is public and common to all people, and every person has an equal right to navigate it, or to fish there; Ang. on Tide Wat. 44 to 49; Dane's Abr. c. 68, a. 3, 4; Inst. 2, 1, 1; and to land upon the sea, shore. (q.v.)
     3. Every nation has jurisdiction to the distance of a cannon shot, (q, v.) or marine league, over the water adjacent to its shore. 2 Cranch, 187, 234; 1 Circuit Rep. 62; Bynk. Qu. Pub. Juris. 61; 1 Azuni Mar. Law, 204; Id. 185; Vattel, 207:

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Edinburgh's Pelamis Wave Power will use their Sea Snake devices - huge floating booms harnessed to a "socket" on the seabed - to convert the force of the waves into electricity.
There are over 65 species of sea snakes in the tropical waters of the Southern Hemisphere, ranging from Africa to the Gulf of Panama.
He retains a real delight in academic inquiry, taking a copy of his PhD thesis on sea snakes off a shelf for me to peruse, but clearly has real commercial nous.
During the trip, by pedal boat, kayak and bicycle, they could encounter sharks, sea snakes, salt water crocodiles and tigers, as well as pirates, and face the threat of disease.
Whole-body reconstructions of this species often depict it with a compressed paddle-like tail as seen in Recent sea snakes of the family Hydrophiidae (e.
Inclusion of exotic subjects, such as treatment of bites by sea snakes and scorpions and attacks by large animals, makes for interesting reading.
SEA SNAKES are just one of hundreds of by-catch species caught by trawlers in Australia's Northern Prawn Fishery (NPF).
Ligitan itself is a coral island, where many sea snakes can be found.
Unfortunately, although turtles and crocodilians occur there, they have not been detailed, although four species of fossil sea snakes (see Table 2) from the locality are well known (Parmley and Case 1988; Holman and Case 1992).
The trip in Oswald's seven-metre Compass yacht involved encounters with whales, sharks, barracuda, sea snakes, turtles, dolphins and other marine life.
With flattened tails and valve-like nostrils that keep out seawater, sea snakes have evolved into fearsome swimmers, but writhe helplessly on land.
They sported bands and waved gently, resembling the sea snakes that prey on damselfish.