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Rising temperatures and aquatic invasives affecting global fisheries

The following piece was sent to us by Pucci Foods, a seafood company.  Rising ocean temperatures have begun to affect our oceans in many ways, some we are just beginning to comprehend.   1,548 more words

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Can Invasive Aquatic Plants Save the Florida Manatee?

Florida’s tropical waters are home to a great diversity of life, but perhaps the most endearing is the Manatee.  The manatee is a grazing animal and spends between six and eight hours a day feeding on seagrasses and other freshwater vegetation.  312 more words

Invasive Species Violations Dropped In Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The rate of aquatic invasive species violations dropped in Minnesota in 2013.

According to the Department of Natural Resources’ annual report, the violation rate dropped to 20 percent last year, compared to 31 percent in 2012. 99 more words


Aquatic Invasive Species Forum Set For St. Paul

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The role of the boating industry in preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species is the topic of a symposium in St. 126 more words