Aquatic Life & Ecosystem projects

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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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I have been listing the By-The-Wind-Sailors, Velella on the Jelly Watch http://jellywatch.org/ tracking website. I have also seen as thousands of sooty shearwaters coming into the area. It is beli... Read More

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an incredibly large anchovy school was sited yesterday off of Scripps pier in La Jolla, CA. Here is a short video by Scripps at UCSD on youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvxIdkhsoqU & news r... 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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Oysters are a keystone species that numerous other species depend on for food and protection. But most importantly, oysters are filter feeders, which means that they consume organic material presen... 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 California Tiger Salamander, Ambystoma californiense, is an endangered species found in the Santa Barbara area of California. These salamanders are currently becoming endangered because of habi... Read More

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The Altamaha spinymussel (Elliptio spinosa), found exclusively in the Altamaha river in Georgia, was added to the endangered species list in 2011. Decline in population of the Altamaha spinymusse... 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 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