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2013-05-13 23:24:46

Translation enterprise is a $35 billion global business. Will the Sharks “bite” and make an investment on the first ever human-powered translation application? (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 VerbalizeIt Inc., a global leader in human language translation services, will be featured on the season finale of ABC-TV´s “Shark Tank”, Friday, May 17 at 9:00pm (Eastern/Pacific)/8:00pm (Central). Company co-founders Ryan Frankel and Kunal Sarda pitched their innovative human...

2013-05-09 23:47:24

VIPorbit Software CEO, Mike Muhney, Will Present VIPorbit At Finalists Event In Monterrey, California, On May 23 Where Winners Will Be Announced At A Special Reception. Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 VIPorbit (viporbit.com) announced today it was selected as a finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 North America award, a prestigious list honoring the year´s most promising private technology ventures from North America. “We´re extremely honored to be recognized by...

New Species Of Bass Discovered In Florida
2013-05-08 14:15:09

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists in Florida recently announced that they have discovered a new species of black bass in the southeastern United States. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) researchers say they discovered the newly christened "Choctaw bass" during a genetic study of bass in 2007. Scientists discovered a DNA profile that did not belong to any species while testing other bass species in the Chipola River in 2007....

Jellyfish Boom Linked To Overfishing
2013-05-04 06:10:05

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Jellyfish, in all their many varieties, have invaded many of the world´s seas, including the Sea of Japan, the Black Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea since the beginning of the 2000s. Researchers question this phenomenon, trying to understand the underlying causes. Is it cyclical? Is it caused by changes in marine currents, or global warming?  The causes of the jellyfish boom have remained a mystery until now. A new study, led...

2013-05-01 23:01:37

Cumberland Academy of Georgia, a school for learning disabilities, developed a self-contained environment to give students a visual representation of the concepts taught in their science classes. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 Cumberland developed a Labitat program to use in conjunction with their science classes. The Labitat creates an environment needed for trout fish eggs to mature so that students will be able to watch the eggs mature into young fish. This week, 1,500 trout eggs were...

Unborn Sand Tiger Sharks Cannibalize One Another To Become Sole Survivor
2013-05-01 15:25:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In some sexually reproducing species, the competition between males to pass on their genetic material ends with conception. However, for sand tiger sharks that competition extends into the female´s uteri where baby sharks cannibalize one another until only one remains. According to a new study in Biology Letters, a female sand tiger shark typically mates with multiple males, but the results of in utero cannibalism could result in...

2013-04-30 12:22:00

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced the third round of grant awards from its Fisheries Innovation Fund, a program launched in 2010 to support sustainable fisheries in the U.S. With the goal of sustaining fishermen while rebuilding fish stocks, the new grants will aid the design and implementation of projects that provide technical and practical support for fishing communities across the country. "In the...

Jumping Guppy Inspires Researcher To Look Further For Clues
2013-04-26 05:39:11

[ Watch the Video: Guppy Jumping High Speed Video ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As anyone who has ever owned a pet guppy knows, guppies will often jump out of their tanks. Parents have been stumped for answers when children ask why the fish would do such a thing. A new University of Maryland (UMD) study demonstrates how guppies are able to jump so high, and suggests an answer for why they do it. Biologist Daphne De Freitas Soares is an expert in the brain...

2013-04-22 23:04:26

The magnificent lodge at Rainbow Trout Ranch has been welcoming guests in the southern Colorado Rockies for eighty five years. Antonito, CO (PRWEB) April 22, 2013 For eighty five years, the massive lodge at Rainbow Trout Ranch, a dude ranch in southern Colorado, has provided a gathering place for visitors to the spectacular Conejos River Canyon. At 18,000 square feet, the lodge is one of the largest log buildings in the west. It was built entirely of spruce logs hauled by draft horse...

Research Shows Great White Sharks Enjoy Their Hawaiian Vacations
2013-04-19 19:41:26

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New research in the Journal of Marine Biology revealed previously unknown details about Great White sharks that roam the waters surrounding Hawaii. "This study is valuable in that it provides a better understanding of the biology and behavior of white sharks, which is very useful for management purposes,” said co-author William Aila, chairperson of the State of Hawai'i Department of Land and Natural Resources....


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Zander, Sander lucioperca
2014-01-08 17:45:35

The Zander is found in the fresh and brackish (salt and fresh water mix) waters of Europe and Asia. This fish is closely related to the perch but often mistaken for pike therefore they have been given the label of pike-perch. It was introduced to the British waterways in the 20th century and spread rapidly. It can be harmful to other wildlife making it a predatory fish. The Zander fish is a popular game fish and is consumed frequently. It can reach 44 pounds with an average length of 16-32...

Yellowfin croaker (Umbrina roncador)
2014-01-08 15:05:32

The yellowfin croaker can be found in the Gulf of California and Mexico. It is commonly found in bays, channels, harbors, and other near shore waters that have sandy bottoms. It is abundantly found along beaches during the summer and move to deeper waters for the winter. It has an arched back and an elliptical-elongated body with a blunt head. It is iridescent blue-grey in color with brassy reflections on the back with a silvery white belly. There are multiple dark wavy lines along its...

Bonefish, Albula vulpes
2013-10-24 12:23:55

The Bonefish (Albula vulpes) is the type species of the bonefish family Albulidae, the only family in the order Albuliformes. They are sometimes mistaken for ladyfishes, which look similar. Linnaeus initially described the bonefish in 1758. The scientific name can be translated to “white fox”. This Bonefish weighs up to 19 pounds and measures up to 35 inches long. The coloration is silvery with dusky colored fins. The bases of the pectoral fins are a yellow color. As it is an...

Bocaccio, Sebastes paucispinis
2013-10-22 10:58:24

The Bocaccio (Sebastes paucispinis) is a member of the Sebastidae rockfish family. Other names regarding this species include the Salmon Grouper, Grouper, Tom Cod referring to juveniles, and Slimy. In Greek, sebastes means “magnificent” and paucispinis is Latin for “few spines”. These fish can be found from Stepovak Bay, Alaska to central Baja California, but is mostly abundant from Oregon to the northern part of Baja California. They have been seen from a variety of depths from...

Bluefish, Pomatomus saltatrix
2013-10-22 10:54:52

The Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) is the only living species of the family Pomatomidae. It is a marine pelagic fish that can be found around the world in temperate and subtropical waters, except for the northern Pacific Ocean. Bluefish are known as tailor in Australia, shad on the east coast of South Africa, and elf on the west coast. Other common names regarding this fish are blue, chopper, and anchoa. It is a good eating and game fish. The bluefish is moderately proportioned with a...

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