Ichthyology

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  • I Am A Paddle Board Instructor And Eco Tour Guide

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    While paddle boarding with friends after work, I looked down and saw a silhouette on the ocean floor that I had never seen before. I am a paddle board instructor and eco-tour guide, so I am familiar with the sea life in my local waterways. This could be something that I’ve never found or seen before, and I began to get super excited. I stopped paddling immediately. My friends were now a bit ahead of me as I continued to stare down, but curiosity got the best of me. We were at Stump Pass Beach State

  • What Is The Weirdest Sea Creature You 've Ever Found? Essay

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    What Is The Weirdest Sea Creature You’ve Ever Found? While paddle boarding with friends after work, I looked down and saw a silhouette on the ocean floor that I had never seen before. I am a paddleboard instructor and eco-tour guide, so I am familiar with the sea life in my local waterways. This could be something that I’ve never found or seen before and I began to get super excited. I stopped paddling immediately. My friends were now a bit ahead of me as I

  • A Fight For Survival: The Neritic Zone

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    consuming prey with ease, the skate has its mouth on its underside and it can eat prey that is hiding in the sand below it. Quickly swimming away from predators or to attack prey, the skate also has tiny teeth-like structures on its skin. The FLMNH Ichthyology Department reports, “The skin feels exactly like sandpaper because it is made up of tiny teeth-like structures called placoid scales, also known as dermal denticles. These scales point towards the tail and help to reduce friction from surrounding

  • Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz Essay

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    neighboring woods and meadows for birds, insects, and land and fresh water shells” (Lurie 9). Throughout his childhood and adolescence, his curiosities about nature and its origins drove him to become a prominent figure in natural history, zoology, and ichthyology. Louis Agassiz commenced his education in natural history at the universities of Zurich, Heidelberg, and Munich (Lurie x). After

  • A General Overview of Biology

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    subdivided branches are:  Botany-the study of plants  Zoology-the study of animals  Morphology-the study of the structure of organisms  Physiology-the function of organisms Yet there are 9 other types of well known branches of biology:  Ichthyology-the study of fishes  Mycology-the study of fungi  Microbiology-the study of microorganisms  Protozoology-the study of one-celled animals  Herpetology-the study of amphibians and reptiles  Entomology-the study of insects  Physical Anthropology-the

  • Fifteen years from now I picture myself loading SCUBA gear into an old, beaten up dive boat. I feel

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    Fifteen years from now I picture myself loading SCUBA gear into an old, beaten up dive boat. I feel the morning breeze dissipate from my skin as I pull my wetsuit up to my waist. The salty air whips through my hair as we navigate through the winding canals of a small tropical town until we find our way to the ocean. As we tie up to the bright yellow mooring line I squish my body into the rest of my wetsuit and slip into my prearranged dive gear. I take a deep breath out of my regulator and taste

  • Characteristics And Characteristics Of Anchoa Lyolepis

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    Anchoa lyolepis (Short finger Anchovy) Family: Engraulidae (Anchovies) Order: Clupeiformes (Herrings, Anchovies, Shads, Sardines, Menhadens) Class: Actinipterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Phylum: Chordata (Chordates) Fig.1. Short finger Anchovy, Anchoa lyolepis. [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anchoa_lyolepis, downloaded October18th 2016] TRAITS. Anchoa lyolepis, also known as the short finger anchovy has the additional scientific name of Stolephorus lyolepis (Evermann & Marsh, 1902).The body is round

  • Essay about Evidence for Evolution

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    Evolution and Diversity
 Evolution and Diversity The foundation for the theory of evolution was laid by Charles Darwin (Rose, n.d.). He developed hypotheses about natural selection which helped scientists develop the theory. Evolution is a theory and not a hypothesis because evolution has been proven by vast amounts of scientific data, research, and testing. The definition of a hypothesis is an educated explanation that needs to be researched and tested but has not yet been

  • Feeding Ecology of Hypostomus Punctatus in Costal Stream from Foutheast Brazil

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    Feeding ecology of Hypostomus punctatus Valenciennes, 1840 (Osteichthyes, Loricariidae) in a costal stream from Southeast Brazil Mazzoni, R.*, Rezende, CF. and Manna, LR. Laboratório de Ecologia de Peixes , Departamento de Ecologia, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro – IBRAG, Rua São Francisco Xavier, 524, CEP 20550-013, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil *e-mail mazzoni@uerj.br Received June 25, 2009 – Accepted September 18, 2009 – Distributed August 31, 2010 (With 3 figures) Abstract In the

  • Positive And Negative Styles Of Parenting

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    As a kid you always grow up being asked, what do you want to be when you grow up. My answer has always been the same, but my father has always wanted me to take over his job as a Master Electrician. In my heart I have always wanted to be a veterinarian and knowing that I would disappoint my dad was something I have always struggled with. My mother on the other hand, has always supported my dreams. One thing I do know is that they both encouraged me to love school and to pursue a career. Both my parents

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