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New Order Of Marine Creatures Discovered Among Sea Anemones
2014-05-08 03:00:21

A deep-water creature once thought to be one of the world's largest sea anemones, with tentacles reaching more than 6.5 feet long, actually belongs to a new order of animals. The finding is part of a new DNA-based study led by the American Museum of Natural History that presents the first tree of life for sea anemones, a group that includes more than 1,200 species.

2012-03-05 23:20:08

New research from the University of California shows how the ability to detect light could have evolved before anything like an eye.

2011-10-31 07:00:00

Company product line announces expansion in response to world wide market demand.

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2010-06-09 14:21:49

Researchers have discovered a new sea anemone that is thought to have established itself in Swedish waters, and larvae from similar anemones cause skin problems for sea bathers in the USA.

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2009-11-19 08:39:05

With thousands of stinging cells that can emit deadly venom from tentacles that can reach ten feet in length, the 50 or so species of box jellyfish have long been of interest to scientists and to the public.

2009-06-25 13:15:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Jellyfish Squish(TM), an FDA compliant solution that works within minutes to relieve the pain of jellyfish stings, was recently proved to be effective on stings caused by the Portuguese man-of-war. Jellyfish Squish(TM) is produced by Coastal Solutions, Inc.

2007-07-04 15:22:38

By Kirk Moore, Asbury Park Press, N.J. Jul. 3--When David Nolte got his family a 32-foot Catalina sailboat, he knew they'd need one more piece of equipment to enjoy Chesapeake Bay. A few years later, he bought the company that makes it.

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2005-08-23 13:40:00

Clashing colonies of sea anemones fight as organized armies with distinct castes of warriors, scouts, reproductives and other types, according to a new study.


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2009-06-18 16:17:45

The Black Sea nettle (Chrysaora achlyos) or sometimes known as the Black jellyfish is known for its dark coloration. This species of jellyfish is found in the Pacific Ocean. There have been reports or sighting of the black jellyfish as for north as British Columbia but its range is mostly thought to be from the north in Monterey Bay, to the southern shores of Baja California and Mexico. The Black Sea nettle is quite large. The bell of the jellyfish can measure up to 3 feet in size while...

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