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Marine Tubeworms Need A Push To Transition From Larvae State
2014-01-10 10:03:52

A common problem at Pearl Harbor, biofouling affects harbors around the world. It's the process by which barnacles, muscles, oysters, and tubeworms accumulate on the bottom of boats and other surfaces.

2013-09-30 23:36:53

Dispersing Agents Market report analyzes various marketing trends and establishes the most effective growth strategy in the market also identifies market dynamics such as drivers, restraints,

Space Station Research Exposing The Salty Truth Of Supercritical Water Transitions
2013-07-23 11:49:23

There is a moment when everything changes. Something familiar crosses a boundary and suddenly behaves in new ways.

Does Treating Oil Spills With Chemical Dispersants Fix The Problem?
2013-07-07 18:45:47

Treating oil spills at sea with chemical dispersants is detrimental to European sea bass.

2013-05-24 23:21:21

Nanotech WOW! products are used as an anti-fouling coating on propellers. (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Some unconventional anti-fouling prop treatments used


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Vase Tunicate, Ciona intestinalis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Vase Tunicate (Ciona intestinalis) is a species of sea squirt widely distributed in Northern European waters. It has also spread to other parts of the world, where it is considered invasive. It grows in dense aggregations on any floating or submerged substrate, especially on artificial structures like pilings, aquaculture gear, floats and boat hulls. It is found in the lower intertidal and subtidal zones. Sea squirts have been long recognized as being possibly the closest invertebrate...

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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