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'Dead zone' area shrinking, Texas A&M prof says
...urprised to see a lot of fishing boats, especially shrimp
boats, there. That means marine life has returned to the area where just three weeks before, the oxygen levels were recorded as being extremely low. The dead zone has been studied and tracked since it was discovered 20 years ago, DiMarco says. "We ne...
Popular Science announces Third Annual 'Brilliant 10'
...like. Recently, she proved that the peacock mantis shrimp
has the fastest kick in the animal kingdom. Karel Svoboda , 38, Cold Spring Harbor Lab (Cold Spring Harbor, NY) for his work in the field of neuroscience. When we make a new memory, where is it stored in our brains? The question consumed Svoboda ...
ConocoPhillips & Conservation International launch 'Biodiversity Action Plan' in Venezuela
...ishing practices that are depleting local fish and shrimp
stocks. "The Gulf of Paria is located in a very important area for marine species richness which many communities in the region rely on for their livelihoods. It is also an area of rapidly growing interest for the petroleum industry," said Dr. Asshe...
Discovery of new shrimp species adds to unique family
...ical Sciences, focuses his research on a family of shrimp
known as snapping shrimp--scientifically known as ...an, extending the range of this primarily tropical shrimp
family further north than originally thought. Bermudacaris australiensis was collected off the coas...
Goals unlikely to protect Gulf of Mexico shrimp industry
...to protect the region's half billion dollar a year shrimp
industry. Researchers from U-M, Louisiana State U...the Gulf because the area is important habitat for shrimp
and other important fin and shellfish. Hypoxia and other problems caused by excess nitrogen load...
Ecosystem bounces back from hurricanes
...paper also states that commercial catch numbers of shrimp
or bivalve molluscs such as clams and scallops did not suffer long-term effects from the storms. The one species affected negatively for a longer period of time by the storms was the blue crab, the paper asserts. Reductions in the number of blue crab...
Mantis shrimp may have swiftest kick in the animal kingdom
...d perhaps most brutal attack, of any predator. The shrimp
flail their club-shaped front leg at peak speeds o...structure is used as a spring," Patek said. Mantis shrimp
are distant relatives of the shrimp
and lobster, common around the world and major invertebrate pred...
Loggerhead sea turtles nesting earlier due to warmer ocean temperatures
...uding whether the turtles' food supplies -- crabs, shrimp
and other invertebrates -- will be as plentiful earlier in the season and whether the hatchlings are less likely to survive if they are born earlier. Additional studies, which will be conducted by UCF and other agencies, could lead to recommendations...
Increased temperature may prevent winter flounder from rebounding in east coast estuaries
...ect of temperature on the feeding behavior of sand shrimp
preying on juvenile winter flounder. The study was...n and Research program. Predation by the sand shrimp
has been implicated as one of the most significant sources of mortality for recently hatched metamor...
New 'bumpy' jelly found in deep sea
...chers placed a captured jelly in a tank with small shrimp
and pieces of squid. The shrimp
and squid collided with batteries of stinging cells on the jelly's bell and stuck there. The prey th...
Expedition will retrace legendary Steinbeck-Ricketts voyage to the Sea of Cortez
...s their concern about the industrialization of the shrimp
fishery in the Sea of Cortez. ''Among other things...ot done, a very short time will see the end of the shrimp
industry in Mexico.'' Indeed, by the 1980s, commercial shrimping throughout the gulf was in sharp de...
Mantis shrimp fluoresce to enhance signaling in the dim ocean depths
Berkeley - The tropical mantis shrimp
has the most sophisticated eyes of any creature on...blue ocean: to see the fluorescent markings mantis shrimp
use to signal or threaten one another. The shrimps' characteristic spots are easy to see in shallow ...
New fish species discovered in Venezuela
...the Caura River, including 10 new fish and one new shrimp
species. Because the Caura River Basin is so rich in animal and plant species and it is facing increasing threats from expanding agriculture frontiers, plans for a hydroelectric dam and commercial logging, conservationists are urging the Venezuelan ...
Worm farmers wriggle into US market
... anglers and keep South America's booming fish and shrimp
farms supplied with food. Seabait Ltd, a high-tech...it as well as supplying frozen worms for export to shrimp
and fish farms, especially those in South America where the industry is expanding rapidly. Seabait h...
...in South Africa, effects of river fragmentation on shrimp
in the Caribbean, and the effects of drought on fish populations....
ACS announces awards for environmentally conscious business innovation
...earthworms and, when they leach into the ocean, to shrimp
and other forms of life. Since Serenade® consists of natural products used in a fermentation process its byproducts can actually be used as fertilizer....
Exploring the sights and sounds of a deepwater coral marine protected area off Florida
...gh and 1,000 feet wide and are a favored target of shrimp
trawlers as well as sport and recreational fishers hunting for reef fish and pelagic fish such as tuna. The diversity of life on the Oculina coral reefs is similar to that of shallow tropical coral reefs. They support dense and diverse populations of...
Hormones, sand & terrorism
...nd Mexico to identify elements of a sustainability shrimp
industry and develop a strategic plan to accomplish these elements of sustainability. The gathering is sponsored by the Texas Sea Grant College Program in association with the other Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Programs and NOAA's National Sea Grant ...
Scientists urge managers to limit use of destructive fishing gears
...ler, I was appalled to see that for every pound of shrimp
caught there were 20 pounds of sharks, rays, crabs, and starfish killed. The shrimpers called this bycatch 'trawl trash' I call it 'biodiversity'," says Elliott Norse of the Marine Conservation Biology Institute. "Of course I recognize in some traw...
Sex and gender scientists explore a revolution in evolution
...female or vice versa. Other invertebrates, such as shrimp
and oysters, also may change sex. ''Gender can be surprisingly labile,'' says Bob Warner, who was among the first to study sex-changing fish in the 1970s. ''The young themselves may develop as one sex or the other, depending on the environment in whi...
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