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4-28-16 False Clownfish aka Nemo from Ron's tropical Marine Series

TAXONOMY
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Order: Perciformes (Perch-likes)
Family: Pomacentridae (Damselfishes)
Subfamily: Amphiprioninae (anemonefishes)

Genus/species: Amphiprion ocellaris

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: Length to 9 cm (3.5 inches). 392 more words

TROPICAL MARINE

MyBlueArth: Doing Our Share of Cleaning Our Seas

Oceans cover 72 percent of our planet. This aquatic blue world influences weather patterns, forms part of the carbon cycle, and is home to an estimated 200 million species of marine organisms. 1,834 more words

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4-27-16 Pink Clownfish and Magnificent Anemone from Ron's Tropical Marine Series

TAXONOMY
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Order: Perciformes (Perch-likes)
Family: Pomacentridae (Damselfishes)

Genus/species: Amphiprion perideraion

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: Pinkish-orange coloration varies in saturation of color by individual. 180 more words

TROPICAL MARINE

New Tools Help in Ridge-to-Reef Watershed Management

Hot of the presses from the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force are two new tools to help in effective watershed management from ridge-to-reef!

1) Priority Ecosystem Indicators: 135 more words

Coral Reefs

Massive Coral reef discovered at Amazon river mouth

  • A huge 3,600 sq mile (9,300 sq km) coral reef system has been found below the muddy waters off the mouth of the river Amazon by a team of scientists from Brazil and the United States, according to a report published in the Journal…
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Green News

Snorkeling in El Nido

Our home is 70% water and 30% land. Yet how many out of 7 billion earthlings live under water?

Very few is my guess!

The marine life of our planet is exotic and unique in so many ways. 91 more words

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