News tagged with shallow water

New ribbon worm named after UCSB scientist

In the world of biology, having a new species named after you is considered one of the greatest honors for a scientist. Just ask Armand Kuris, professor of zoology in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology ...

dateNov 04, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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The secret life of Ireland's smooth-hound sharks

They grow to over a meter in length, can weigh up to twelve kilos and each summer they swarm into the shallow waters of the Irish east coast. Despite this, the starry smooth-hound has remained Ireland's least well known shark ...

dateOct 04, 2010 in Ecology
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Sea creatures flee oil spill, gather near shore

(AP) -- Dolphins and sharks are showing up in surprisingly shallow water just off the Florida coast. Mullets, crabs, rays and small fish congregate by the thousands off an Alabama pier. Birds covered in oil are crawling ...

dateJun 17, 2010 in Environment
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