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2013-09-24 10:49:15

Globalization is breaking down barriers – also for plants and animals on the lookout for new homes.

2012-08-02 23:00:56

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2012-05-02 13:27:55

Breeding is on their minds as the mating season draws to an end.

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2010-04-11 08:28:21

Two notorious Great Lakes invaders—the zebra mussel and the round goby—now play a central role in transferring toxic chemicals called PCBs up the food chain and into Saginaw Bay walleyes, one of that region's most popular sport fish.

2009-08-12 15:33:26

Canadian scientists say they have discovered an alarming invasion of round goby fish into Great Lakes tributaries that might threaten endangered fishes. The researchers from the University of Toronto, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and the University of Guelph identified a significant invasion of round goby (neogobius melanostomus) into many Great Lakes tributaries, including several areas of the Thames, Sydenham, Ausable and Grand rivers. This invasion poses many potential threats...

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2009-08-11 12:30:00

Canadian scientists uncover alarming invasion of round goby into Great Lakes tributaries: impact on endangered fishes likely to be serious

2009-06-15 10:55:00

Scientists have found the existence of two types of males of a fiercely invasive fish spreading through the Great Lakes, which may provide answers as to how they rapidly reproduce.

2008-09-07 21:00:11

Federal researchers say they have discovered pesticides that can control voracious round gobies that have invaded the U.S. Great Lakes and Mississippi River. U.S.

2008-09-07 15:00:12

By DAN EGAN Federal researchers have announced that they have discovered certain pesticides can be used to control the voracious round gobies that have invaded the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basin.

2008-08-17 18:00:23

Biologists have confirmed the first cases of avian botulism on Lake Michigan this year.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.