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Parental Care From 450 Million Years Ago
2014-03-14 11:27:40

University of Leicester A portrait of prehistoric parenthood captured deep in the fossil record has been uncovered by an international team of scientists led by University of Leicester geologist Professor David Siveter. The 'nursery in the sea' has revealed a species new to science – with specimens preserved incubating their eggs together with probable hatched individuals. As a result, the team has named the new species Luprisca incuba after Lucina, goddess of childbirth, and alluding...

Adelies Ross Sea ice floes
2014-02-27 05:21:14

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Ross Sea is a major, biologically productive ecosystem in the Antarctic, which "clearly will be extensively modified by future climate change" in the coming decades as longer periods of ice-free open water are created by rising temperatures and changing wind patterns. According to a new paper funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), these ice-free periods affect the life cycles of both predators and prey. The research...

Amphipod Species Moving Into Arctic Waters
2013-12-19 09:04:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Amphipods typically found in the Atlantic Ocean are now reproducing in the Arctic waters west of Spitsbergen, Norway, and according to research appearing in the journal Marine Ecology Progress Series, the discovery could signify a shift in the region’s zooplankton community. The presence of these creatures was discovered by biologists from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), who...

2013-12-17 23:26:57

NatureWise OmegaWise Krill Oil with 100% Pure Superba Krill quickly rises to the top on Amazon.com with its 100% vertically integrated Eco-Harvesting practice and GPS Traceability. NatureWise OmegaWise Krill Oil with 100% Pure Superba Krill is the only krill oil to receive full sustainability certification by The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). Ashland, OR (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 NatureWise announced today the release of their new supplement OmegaWise Krill Oil with 100% pure Superba...

Gooseneck Barnacles Have The Biggest Penises
2013-01-16 19:20:59

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While some strive with “male enhancement” pills to increase the size of their manhood, they will never live up to the reputation of the barnacle, which have the largest penises relative to body size. Imagine a redwood tree, sitting on a small rock in a field, then you have the proper outlook on what the sea-dwelling creatures have on you. New research indicates that the well-endowed gooseneck barnacles are able to...

New Ostracod Species Discovered In Ancient Fossil Record
2012-12-12 13:44:19

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of British and American scientists have discovered the fossils of a tiny new species of animal in 425-million-year-old rocks located along the England-Wales border, according to the their report published in the journal Proceedings of The Royal Society B. The new species is an ostracod — a small crustacean related to crabs, lobsters and shrimps — and was exceptionally well preserved. Its fossil included a...

Spearing Mantis Shrimp Uses Muscle Power To Attack Enemy
2012-11-23 13:23:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Spearing mantis shrimp must eat plenty of spinach, because scientists have determined it is their muscle power that thrusts them towards their enemy's doom. The lobster-sized shrimp stay in their sandy burrow and wait for prey to come by, and then from out of nowhere, shoot out and grab the next meal with their long skinny appendages. Scientists were not sure how these predators were able to unleash their lightning-fast...

2012-07-31 02:28:15

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nouveau Life Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTC Pink: NOUV), a provider of quality all-natural dietary supplements, announced today the release of the newest product in the Company's New Life Naturals(TM) product line: For Your Health - Krill Oil(TM). The For Your Health - Krill Oil(TM) supplement boosts good cholesterol[1] and reduces inflammation[2]. Dr. Oz touted Krill Oil's benefits in November of 2011 saying, "studies have found that Krill Oil...

2012-07-23 23:00:46

Omega XL® informs consumers who want to make sure their nutritional supplements are as eco-friendly as possible and choose marine products made primarily from aquaculture farms, such as Omega XL. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) July 23, 2012 The foods and supplements we choose to consume on a regular basis have a lasting impact on the future of our planet. Green-lipped mussel oil, found in Omega XL, is aquacultured from sustainable, renewable aquaculture farms. Harvesting New Zealand...

Shrimp Fight Club: 'Holy Grail For Materials Engineers'
2012-06-08 09:50:14

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com Engineers at the University of California, Riverside are looking to nature for inspiration in creating stronger vehicle frames and body armor. They may have found a key structure in the club-like claw of the sea floor-dwelling mantis shrimp, according to a report published online this week in the journal Science. The 4-inch crustacean, also known as a stomatopod, uses its claw with the deadly speed of a 22-caliber bullet to crack open everything from crab...


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2009-03-28 17:01:34

The Ghost Shrimp, Pestarella tyrrhena is a species of thalassinidean crustacean that dwells in shallow, sandy tunnels of the ocean floor in the Mediterranean Sea and northern Atlantic Ocean. Initially, the crustacean derived its name from the Tyrrhenian Sea where it inhabited. The crustacean was called formerly Callianassa tyrrhena, but current common terminology for the species is Ghost Shrimp or Mud Shrimp. Fishermen in the Mediterranean have used it as bait for at least 200 years...

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