Aquatic Life & Ecosystem projects

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The Georgia Pigtoe mussel, Pleurobema, hanleyianum, which was considered extinct in 2000, is now considered endangered due to habitat loss from dams, channelization and pollution. The Georgia Pigt... Read More

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Turtle Pond is a small man-made pond in Central Park in NYC filled with drinking water, and is home to a large population of abandoned red-eared slider turtles. Our mission is to see how the ecosys... Read More

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The Smalltooth Sawfish, Pristis pectinata, is an endangered species found in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, and South Carolina. However, it has not been found i... Read More

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We gathered 2 scientists from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation and Research, 1 NOAA National Marine Sanctuary Educator, 7 teachers and 1 student for a workshop. During the workshop we had two... Read More

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This heart shaped reptile known as the Sea turtle is now endangered due to a number of unfortunate reasons. They are often slaughtered for their meat, shell, eggs, and their skin. Although it thi... Read More

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The Austin Blind Salamander, Eurycea waterlooensis, lives in the Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer, which is found in Travis county, Texas. The species has been designated as endangered... Read More

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The Dusky Gopher Frog , Rana Servosa, is an endangered species that lives in Mississippi. This species of frog inhabit sandy areas covered with leaves and pine as well as temporary wetlands for rep... Read More

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The blue shiner is a threatened species on the endangered list that is endemic to Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee as part of the Coosa and Cahaba river system. The Blue Shiner is threatened as a re... Read More

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The Ozark Hellbender, Cryptobranchus allegeniensis bishopi, is an endangered species that lives in Ozark streams located in southern Missouri and northern Arkansas. The Ozark Hellbender is strictly... Read More

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The Northern Sea Otter, Enhydra lutris kenyoni, lives in southwest Alaska. Two of the top reasons why the otter is endangered include predation by killer whales (Orcinus orca) and excessive Russian... Read More