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USGS Scientists Find New Invasive Fish Species In Florida
...edators such as alligators or water snakes." Swamp eels
-- or rice eels
as they are sometimes called -- were first discovered in Florida waters in 1997 in two widely separa...
Sturgeon, Trout And Telemetry--USGS Research Mixes Science And Technology At American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting
...ms. But developing ways for silver phase American eels
to safely swim around dams is a critical problem f...evices monitored the migration and behavior of the eels
near a hydroelectric dam. Most eels
moved through the dam area at night at a variety of depths, and...
USGS scientists find new population of Asian swamp eels in south Florida
...ho discovered this new population in December, the eels
appear to represent a separate introduction from p...nd the north Miami and Georgia populations. The eels
have not been found within Everglades National Park, although the latest discovery places the eels
A surfeit of eels...
...tate (so we're told) after dining on "a surfeit of eels
of which he was inordinately fond" thus getting his in the end. For many of us, King Henry and his plate of boiled lampreys is the extent of our knowledge about eels. Researcher Joseph Ayers at Northeastern University is about to change all that. He...
Dinosaur ancestor's vision possibly nocturnal
... animals as dogs, rats, cows, birds, teleost fish, eels
and amphibians. Then we aligned them," says Chang. "Using our knowledge of how these vertebrates are related to each other, the sequence alignment and a model of how often certain types of genetic changes occur over time, we calculated the most likel...
Sea snake homing instinct could nix translocation
...low-lipped sea kraits) forage for moray and conger eels
in the ocean, and typically return to land to digest their prey, mate, lay eggs. The up to 5-foot long snakes are prized for their meat and skins, which are used to make high-quality leather goods, and are easy to catch in huge numbers because they a...
Stream erosion may contribute to decline of American eels
...outh America. Though scattered so widely, American eels
spawn in only one location--the Sargasso Sea in th...irst into yellow eels, then into the mature silver eels
that migrate back to the Sargasso Sea to spawn and die. Because it actually spends most of its lifes...
Using science to restore habitat for declining species
...American Eels in Decline Populations of American eels
in both the United States and Canada have been dec... the seasonal behavior and habitat use of American eels
in the headwater tributaries of the James River in Virginia. Preliminary results show that the daily...