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Decades of overfishing in the English Channel has resulted in the removal of many top predators from the sea and left fishermen 'scraping the barrel' for increasing amounts of shellfish to make up their catch.
The common frog is one of the amphibians with the highest distribution in the Iberian Peninsula. It reproduces preferably in permanent areas of water where it comes into contact with the red swamp crayfish, which preys on its larvae.
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Israeli scientists have developed a novel method for generating single-sex populations of prawns. This could be used to boost the productivity of aquaculture farms and even as a biocontrol measure against invasive species and pests.
National Aquarium announces establishment of the National Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Program, with a gift from the Dana DiCarlo and Scott Plank Family Foundation and their urban development
OTTAWA, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The proposed new federal Aquaculture Activities Regulations, announced today, will strengthen environmental protection and facilitate a growing,
A shift in the prey available to Atlantic cod in the Gulf of Maine that began nearly a decade ago contributed to the controversy that surrounded the 2011 assessment for this stock.
Four years after falling in love with the disco clam – a cute little mollusk known for its underwater light show – Lindsey Dougherty has discovered the secret of its mirrored lips.
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The prowfish (Zaprora silenus) is a subtropical species of a perch-like fish found in the northern Pacific Ocean. The range of the prowfish is from the Aleutian Islands, Alaska to Kamchatka, Russia, from Navarin Canyon in the Bering Sea to Hokkaido, Japan and Monterey, California. The preferred habitat of the prowish is rocky bottom at a maximum of 2,200 feet in depth where they spend most of their adult life. Prowfish can grow to a length of 40 inches or more having an elongated body that...
Synaptula lamperti is a species of sea cucumber that can be found in the waters of the Indo-Pacific. Its range includes the coastal waters of Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Micronesia. It does not have the tube feet, which are common to other species of sea cucumber, instead moving around by using a small grouping of pinnate feeding tentacles, which are always moving. It can also move by using the small, hook-like bones found along its body, attaching itself to the sea...
The Flat Tree Oyster, Isognomon alatus, is a species of bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Isognomonidae. It can be seen along the Atlantic coast of North America, ranging from southern Florida to Brazil and Bermuda. This oyster has two thin and irregularly shaped valves that are joined by a long straight hinge. The exterior is sculpted by a large number of rough, concentric rings with loose flakes and varies in color from a pale brownish olive to a purplish black. The nacre on the...
Spondylus gaederopus, the common name being European thorny oyster, is an edible marine bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Spondylidae. This species is found in the Black Sea, in the Mediterranean and in the adjacent Atlantic. This oyster has a reddish-purple shell reaching a length of 2.4 to 2.9 inches, covered with long, flat, and irregularly arranged spines. The two parts of the shells are hinged together with a ball and socket type hinge, rather than a toothed hinge as is more...
Image Caption: Black Sea Cucumber, Holothuria forskali. Credit: Rpillon/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) The black sea cucumber (Holothuria forskali), also known as the cotton-spinner, is a species that can be found in the Mediterranean Sea and eastern areas of the Atlantic Ocean. Its range includes the waters around the Azores and the Canary Islands. It prefers to reside in shallow waters at depths of up to 164 feet and can be found on rocky, vertical surfaces. In 1969, Rowe classified it within...
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