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NOAA designates critical habitat for black abalone

NOAA's Fisheries Service today filed with the Federal Register a final rule that identifies black abalone critical habitat along the California coast. In February 2009, black abalone was listed as endangered under the Endangered ...

dateOct 26, 2011 in Ecology
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Crabs put the pinch on marshlands

If you take a quick glance at the marsh next to Saquatucket Harbor in Harwich Port, Mass., you will notice right away that some of the grass is missing. The cordgrass there, and all around Cape Cod, has been slowly disappearing ...

dateSep 27, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Can we bring the grayling back to Michigan?

( -- Overfishing and destruction of its habitat have driven the Arctic grayling from its native Upper Michigan waters. But Michigan Technological University biologists Nancy Auer and Casey Huckins are looking ...

dateAug 16, 2011 in Ecology
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Cod resurgence in Canadian waters

Cod and other groundfish populations off the east coast of Canada are showing signs of recovery more than 20 years after the fisheries collapsed in the early 1990s, according to research published today in Nature.

dateJul 27, 2011 in Ecology
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Modern fish communities live fast and die young

Fish communities in the 21st Century live fast and die young. That's the main finding of a recent study by researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society who compared fish recently caught in coastal Kenya with the bones ...

dateJun 23, 2011 in Ecology
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