Aquatic Life & Ecosystem projects

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Sound Dampening: Bald Cypress ...(Taxodium distichum) barrier. Damn Monk: Internal restoration and repair. Beaver Damage: Removal of fallen trees and shrubs; back-fill of tunnels, burrows, an... Read More

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The Mountain Yellow-Legged frog, Rana Sierrae, is an endangered species that lives in parts of the Nevada Mountains. This species has become in endangered because of the introduction of trout into... Read More

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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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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 Hawaiian Monk Seal, Monachus schauinslandi, is an endangered species that lives in the Northwestern Hawaiian islands. They are endangered because humans have moved into their habitats, taking o... 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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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 Vaquita Porpoise, Phocoena sinus, is an endangered species that lives in the northern area of the Gulf of California (Baja). Vaquita are endemic to shallow, murky, coastal waters less than 165 ... 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

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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