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New sonic blast shrimp named after Pink Floyd

LONDON: A newly-discovered shrimp species with a bright pink claw and the ability to produce one of the loudest sounds in the ocean has been named after legendary British band Pink Floyd, zoologists said on Wednesday. "Synalpheus pinkfloydi" has a bright pink claw that, "just like all good rock bands," can produce large amounts of sonic energy, according to a post on the blog of the University of Oxford's Museum of Natural History. Zoologist Sammy de Grave, a lifelong Pink Floyd fan who works at the museum, said the…

CM Murad urges to operate hatcheries under public-private partnership

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has directed the Livestock and Fisheries department to work out a plan to operate poultry, fish and shrimp hatcheries under public private partnership basis.   “This is not the job of government but the government should regulate hatchery work,” he said adding that the private sector was minting money on hatcheries but the provincial government was incurring huge losses. Minister for Livestock and Fisheries Mohammad Ali Malkani apprised the chief minister about the forty…