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NAME-IT CHALLENGE #4

Welcome to the “NAME IT” section where you will be required to give the correct name(s) of the aquatic organisms provided. What is the name of the aquatic animal displayed below? Entry closes on Saturday, 13th of August, 2020.

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FUTURISTIC AQUAFISHERIES; THE FUTURE OF FISH

As I was walking along the street in my area, I noticed a Fish processor, struggling to prepare her traditional smoking kiln, I thought, fish, aside being a vital, nutrient-dense food for many nutritionally vulnerable people, including children, pregnant and lactating women, it is also a source of income. Let’s

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A RARE CASE OF BRAIN-DESTROYING AMOEBA HAS BEEN CONFIRMED IN FLORIDA

Naegleria fowleri is typically found in warm freshwater like lakes, rivers and ponds. The Department of Health has cautioned people who swim in freshwater sources to be aware of the amoeba’s possible presence, particularly when the water is warm. The Florida Department of Health on Friday announced the confirmed case

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SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE AFFECT THE GROWTH OF CORAL REEFS

A new study has shown that coral outplant survival is likely to drop below 50% if sea surface temperatures exceed 30.5 degrees Celsius and that survival rates can also be predicted by considering temperature conditions in the year prior to outplanting For more details about the discoveries visit the link:

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NAME-IT CHALLENGE #3

Welcome to the “NAME IT” section where you will be required to give the correct name(s) of the aquatic organisms provided. What is the name of the name of the aquatic animal displayed below? Entry closes on Saturday, 11th of July 2020.         

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FISHING PRESSURES AFFECT TROPICAL AND TEMPERATE REEFS DIFFERENTLY

A recent study published in Ecology and Evolution, an international team of researchers focused on what can happen to ocean ecosystems when fishing pressure increases or decreases, and how this differs between tropical to temperate marine ecosystems. The team, led by Elizabeth Madin, researcher at the Hawai’i Institute of Marine

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SCIENTIST DISCOVERS ‘’LONGEST DEEP-SEA ANIMAL’’

Scientist that explores underwater found an animal which is 150-foot-long (45 meters). The animal is referred to “siphonophore”. A siphonophore is a translucent, stringy creature that, like coral, is made up of smaller critters. It is found living in a submarine canyon off the coast of Australia. It’s “seemingly the

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