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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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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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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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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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 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 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 Green Sea turtle, Chelonia mydas, is an endangered species that lives in Florida and on the Pacific coast of Mexico. These turtles are threatened by the overharvesting of their eggs, hunting o... Read More