yellow spot

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The round rays are usually brown with pale yellow spots or a pattern that resembles a net. Kristi Belcamino, Twin Cities, "Rosedale aquarium has three new baby stingrays," 13 Aug. 2019 Planetary scientists did a visible-light spectral analysis of the yellow spots on Europa to find the salt. Ashley Strickland, CNN, "The ocean on Jupiter's moon Europa has table salt, just like Earth's seas," 13 June 2019 Unlike its close relatives, this amphibian has abundant yellow spots on its back, and unique webless fingers. José Vieira, National Geographic, "Corruption, gold mining threaten a new see-through glass frog," 6 Mar. 2019 The 1/4-inch-long, metallic blue-black pests have three white or yellow spots on their backs. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "How to Grow Garden-Fresh Asparagus," 19 Aug. 2018 The former is a yellow spot or bump on the white of the eye, and the latter, also known as surfer's eye, is a fleshy growth that can spread to the cornea and affect vision. Jill U. Adams, courant.com, "For Your Eyes: Sunglasses Even On A Cloudy Day," 31 May 2018 The former is a yellow spot or bump on the white of the eye, and the latter, also known as surfer’s eye, is a fleshy growth that can spread to the cornea and affect vision. Jill U. Adams, Washington Post, "Why it’s important to wear sunglasses on both cloudy and sunny days," 26 May 2018 Cold weather did not stop the chinch bugs; inspect yellow spots and treat if needed. Tom Maccubbin, OrlandoSentinel.com, "June in the garden," 26 May 2018 My azaleas and Japanese andromeda get yellow spots. Ellen Nibali, baltimoresun.com, "Garden Q&A: How to keep lace bugs from turning your plants yellow," 17 May 2018

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