By: Trenna Sue Hiler
The basics of any career in marine begins with the basic definition of what marine biology consists of. It is the study of marine organisms. It is very comprehensive. It includes how the organisms interact with the environment, all about their behaviors and patterns. A...
A career in marine conservation biology
By: L.S. Watts
With the rise in conservation awareness combined with the going green movement, it is no surprise that careers in conservation biology are going to be in high demand. Concerns over global warming and the decline in ocean life have made several people interested in marine...
A career in marine conservation biology
By: Terri Espinoza
One of the newest career opportunities is that of a marine conservation biologist. Marine conservation biologist studies how conservation can help to improve and protect the ocean. The field combines marine biology and conservation to study and find ways to protect the oceans of Earth...
By: Jennifer Boyd
There are many different varieties of fish from goldfish to sharks. Fish do have a lot of the same characteristics as people such as eyes, mouth, skeleton, muscles, heart, liver, blood vessels, brain, and kidneys. They also have many things people do not such as...
By: L.S. Watts
Oils spills have been happening for decades. Oil spill disasters are becoming more frequent as safety checks are being ignored. Unfortunately, when an oil spill occurs it doesn’t just have a negative impact on humans. It affects the environment and the life it sustains...
By: Amity Green
External Anatomy: Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) have a silver, streamlined body with a pale to dark pink stripe that starts just behind the rose colored gill plate, or operculum. The stripe extends the length of the side of the body, ending just before the tail...
Fish profile: Blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus)
By: Jerome Carter
The blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) is a species of catfish that is native to the rivers and streams of the southern United States. Blue catfish are found in many of the waterways that drain into the Gulf of Mexico, including the Mississippi, Missouri and Ohio...
By: Jerome Carter
White bass (Morone chrysops) is a freshwater fish. White bass are native to the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River, southern Ontario and Quebec in Canada, the American Midwest, and the Mississippi River area as far south as Louisiana and Texas. The fish has also...
By: Dr. Bryan Katz
On a superficial level, all species of fish are aquatic vertebrates with a head, body, and tail. For classification purposes, it is useful to divide fish into three main groups: jawless fish, cartilagenous fish, and bony fish. Jawless fish are considered the oldest species of...
By: Nan C Avery
Oil spills have adverse affects on all marine life. It affects fish, crustaceans and invertebrates as well as their habitats. Oil spills are increasing. They affect penguins in many ways. The oil coats their feathers, penguins ingest the oil, and it causes birth defects or...

 

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