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2011-06-21 12:30:00

Biologists from Costa Rica and the United States announced the discovery of a new species of land crab on the Pacific Ocean island of Cocos Island.

2008-09-24 12:00:19

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Georgienne Bradley of the Imaging Foundation, +1-310- 458-0700, info@imagingfoundation.org Imaging Foundation seeks public support after chosen among 25 finalists in national American Express philanthropy competition MALIBU, Calif., Sept.

2007-04-03 09:00:31

By Paulay, Gustav Abstract: The grapsid crab Metopograpsus oceanicus ( Jacquinot, 1852) is recorded from the Hawaiian Islands for the first time; it appears to be established at least in Kane'ohe Bay on O'ahu.


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2007-03-13 09:46:38

The Silvertip shark, Carcharhinus albimarginatus, is a fairly large and slender shark found at or close to offshore remote island reefs. The Silvertip shark is named because of its white marking on all fins. The Silvertip shark is found near reefs at depths to about 2624.67 ft (800 m), mostly below 98.43 ft (30 m), in the Red Sea and along the coasts of East Africa, Madagascar, Seychelles, Aldabra Group, Mauritius and the Chagos Archipelago, off southern Japan to northern Australia and French...

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