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Back to the Caloosahatchee Canal and a few miles east of Cowgirl Way . . .

more traffic, like MV Sea Star and

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Choco Chip Star

Have you heard of this sea star?

Protoreaster nodosus, commonly known as the horned sea star or chocolate chip sea star is a species of sea star found in the warm, shallow waters of the Indo-Pacific region like in the Philippines. 221 more words

Diving

Sea Stars Return To North Coast Beaches After 2-Year Die-Off

EUREKA (CBS/AP) — Droves of baby starfish are returning to Northern California and Oregon shores after a wasting disease decimated whole populations of the creatures over the past two years along the West Coast. 282 more words

News

Wildlife

Sea star numbers soar in Oregon, 2 years after wasting disease hit

Researchers have recently recorded “unprecedented” numbers of juvenile sea stars along the Oregon Coast two years after a sea star wasting epidemic decimated populations. 197 more words

Disease

Sea Star

I’d never seen a live Starfish before.  What a neat find during a morning walk on Siesta Beach.

A little Starfish research offered the following info: 50 more words

Black And White Photography

LB reblogged this on Life on the Bike and other Fab Things and commented:

My contribution to Monochromia this week

"Perfect Storm" Decimates Northern California Kelp Forests

Northern California kelp forests have been reduced to an all-time low due to a “perfect storm” of large-scale ecological impacts. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) marine invertebrate management team has conducted annual ecosystem surveys of kelp forests in Sonoma and Mendocino counties since the late 1990s, and recent observations have caused concern about the state of the kelp forests. 1,752 more words

Management

New York Times calls for ending the Jones Act in Puerto Rico

The New York Times has agreed that the Jones Act must be removed in Puerto Rico. The Times editorial board stated that:

“Lawmakers should allow non-American ships to carry goods between the island and the mainland, which is prohibited by the Jones Act of 1920 to protect the domestic shipping industry. 898 more words

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