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Crop Circles Underwater Made By Tiny Pufferfish
2012-09-25 11:21:52

Freelance underwater photographer Yoji Ookata had spent nearly 50 years making dives and cataloging the intricacies and mysteries of the deep, but he had never seen anything like the discovery he recently swam by.

2011-07-29 08:30:00

BRADENTON, Fla., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Century Casualty Company has chosen The Stingray System for the processing all of their lines of business. The Stingray System, from Maximum Processing, will be utilized for policy, billing, claims and reinsurance processing.

2011-06-20 08:15:00

BRADENTON, Fla., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Aerospace Insurance Company has chosen The Stingray System for the processing of their Private Business and Pleasure General Aviation lines of business. The Stingray System, from Maximum Processing, will be utilized for their U.S., U.K.

2011-04-11 10:00:00

BRADENTON, Fla., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VGM Insurance Company has chosen The Stingray System for processing all of their lines of business.

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2010-12-30 12:10:00

Florida marine conservationists have come to the conclusion that the best way to put an end to the lionfish invasion in the state's waters is to eat them.

2010-02-03 06:05:00

BRADENTON, Fla., Feb.

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2008-08-15 09:30:00

A red lionfish is quickly multiplying in the warm waters of the Caribbean, wreaking havoc on the ecologically delicate area.

2008-08-15 00:00:20

By David McFadden WIDENING WOE IN WATER Invasive fish is big-time bad news for sensitive region A maroon-striped marauder with venomous spikes is rapidly multiplying in the Caribbean's warm waters, swallowing native species, stinging divers and generally wreaking havoc on an ecologically delicate region.


Latest Venomous fish Reference Libraries

Stargazer, Uranoscopidae
2014-06-09 09:36:03

The stargazer is a family of fish of the Uranoscopidae family. There are about 51 species of stargazer fish in eight genera. They are found worldwide in shallow saltwater. One species of stargazer is extinct, the Astroscopus countermani. A cranium was found of this species in the Calvert Cliffs of Maryland, and is very similar to the living stargazers of today. The stargazer has eyes on top of its large head. The mouth is also large and faces upward. A trait of the stargazer is that it...

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2007-04-19 05:56:14

The Bluespotted ribbontail ray, Taeniura lymma, is a stingray of the family Dasyatidae, found around coral reefs in the tropical Indo-West Pacific from the Red Sea and East Africa to the Solomon Islands north to southern Japan and south to northern Australia, between latitudes 32° N and 30° S. The bluespotted ribbontail ray is a colorful stingray with large bright blue spots on an oval, elongated disc and with blue longitudinal stripes on the tail. The snout is rounded and angular,...

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2007-04-19 05:45:51

Bluespotted stingray, (Dasyatis kuhlii) also known as Kuhl's Stingray is a stingray. It is light green with blue spots. Their disk width hovers around 26.38 in (67 cm). Photo by Richard Ling

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2007-04-19 05:16:08

The Short-tail stingray, Dasyatis brevicaudata, also known as the Smooth stingray, is the largest stingray in the world. It is a member of Dasyatidae, the stingray family. It is one of numerous species sometimes called "bull rays". The Short-tail stingray is found on the continental shelf around South Africa (from Cape Town to the Zambezi), Mozambique, Australia (from Shark Bay, around the southern coast and up to Maroochydore, southern Queensland) and New Zealand (mainly North Island and...

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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'.