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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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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The Wyoming Toad, Bufo Baxteri, is an endangered species that can be found in the wetlands of the Laramie Basin in Wyoming. The combination of insecticides, agricultural activity, climate change, ... 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 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