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: Dr. Bryan Katz
Many people are surprised to learn that the European honey bees introduced into North America after the year 1600 were not the first domesticated bees in the New World. It turns out the Maya of Central America domesticated a species of stingless bee for honey...
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: Joan Mccord
Wild anise is native to North Africa, western Asia and the eastern Mediterranean, but, over time, has been introduced into most areas of the world. In the United States, wild anise is often seen in fields, along roadsides, or as a volunteer in home gardens...
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...

 

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