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Callinectes Species Essay Examples

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An Analysis of the Species and the Natural Balance in Contrast to the Natural Habitat and Adaptations to the Different Environments on the Planet Earth
1. Explain why any one species cannot live everywhere. Any species cannot live everywhere because this would effect the natural balance. Also one species cannot adapt to all the different environments of our planet. For example a marine creature can only live underwater and cannot live on ground. 2. Explain how the activi...
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Blue Crab - Etymology of the Name, Life Cycle, Types of Blue Crabs and Their Natural Habitat
The scientific name given to the blue crab was derived from Latin and Greek: Calli, beautiful; nectes, swimmer; and sapidus, savory. Thus, a literal transition might be the beautiful savory swimmer. The blue crab is an important and interesting species. The blue crab is a species whose life history involves a complex c...
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A Description of the Blue Crab, the Beautiful Savory Swimmer
The scientific name given to the blue crab was derived from Latin and Greek: Calli, beautiful; nectes, swimmer; and sapidus, savory. Thus, a literal transition might be the beautiful savory swimmer. The blue crab is an important and interesting species. The blue crab is a species whose life history involves a complex cy...
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Characteristics of Several Proteced Animal Species
GIANT PANDA CAPTIVE BREEDING WWF's policy on captive breeding is that: "The productive management of captive pandas would be helpful in ensuring the long-term survival of the species. All potential breeding animals in captivity should be included in an integrated programme, whose main aim should be to provide an...
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An Analysis of the Causes of Endangered Species in the United States
Causes Of Endangered Species
CAUSES OF ENDANGERED SPECIES
The term endangered is used by international and national organizations to define plants and animals currently in danger of becoming extinct. Although the term endangered is universally used, the definition of an endangered species is greatly varied. In most cases, t...
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An Introduction to the Animals and Their Species: Mammals, Reptiles, Arthropods and Aves
Living creatures on Earth need three basic things in order to survive: the ability to eat, breath, and reproduce. All animals are able to do so. Animals are divided into species, among these species are: Mammals, Reptiles, Arthropods, and Aves. Mammals, also known as Mammalia, come from Latin meaning mamma breast. They...
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An Introduction to the Nature and Origins of a Speedy Lynx
With a pounce and a hop the speedy lynx chases the bleached white hare through the bushes. Poof! The hare disappears into the shiny white powder. Then the sly lynx picks up the scent of the hare and pounces toward the small hairball. The sharp elongated claws don’t dig in, and the hare’s long slender legs launch himself...
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An Analysis of the Causes of the Endangered Species
CAUSES OF ENDANGERED SPECIES The term endangered is used by international and national organizations to define plants and animals currently in danger of becoming extinct. Although the term endangered is universally used, the definition of an endangered species is greatly varied. In most cases, the factors causing an organi...
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The Economic Impact of Callinectes Sapidus on the American Market
The seafood market has always been a large part of the eastern coastlines economy. A very sufficient part of this economic state is due to the callinectes sapidus, blue crab. States on the eastern coast average millions of pounds of blue crab per year. Crustaceans are prized as food all over the world. Major fisheries explo...
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Why Zambia Should Give up on Their Quest to Evade Elephant Poaching Bans Bans
In spite of the adequate evidence that the elephant is an endangered species, African countries such as Zambia, feel that there is the need to eradicate the elephants. In 1979 the elephant population in Africa was predicted to be around 1.3 million, but in just the short gap of 10 years the population was reduced down to u...
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Endangered Species and What We Can Do to Help These Animals
Abstract: For Endangered Species I am doing my project on endangered species. In the world there are a lot of endangered species for example: birds, insects, tigers, whales and many more. I have learned many things from this project on how the animals get endangered and ways how to help these animals. I learned tha...
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General Information about the Endangered Species Act in The United States of America
In California there are two hundred eighty-nine animals and plants on the endangered species list: one hundred eleven animals and one hundred seventy-eight plants. The Endangered Species Act was originated in 1973 to fight the depletion of all endangered species. Before a plant or animal species can receive protection throu...
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A Science Paper on Colobus Monkeys
Environmental Science Term Project Colobus Monkeys (Introduction) The colobus monkey is a medium-sized monkey that lives in the western, central and eastern regions of Africa. The colobus weight is between 12-32 lbs. and is 18-27 long. There are eight species of colobus monkeys that include many sub-species of the animal....
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A Paper on the Plight of the Manatee
* Gentle Giants -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- >From an article in issue JUNE 96 Dive International: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- THE PLIGHT OF THE MANATEE To beat the tourist boats with their camera-waving...
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Fish as Old as Dinosaurs Discovered
Coelacanth The coelacanth is the animal that I did research on and found many intersting facts pertaining to the coelacanth. The coelacanth is a fish with characteristics that differ and vary from modern day fish. The coelacanth has some effect on the countries around the locations where they are being seen. The coe...
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A Comparison of Reproductive Systems; Nemerteans and Turbellaria (Phylum Plateyhelminthes)
Nemerteans and Turbellaria (Phylum Plateyhelminthes): Comparison of Reproductive Systems Abstract Nemerteans and the Plateyhelminthes class turbellaria are very similar in appearance. But on closer investigation they are quite different in structure. If the reproductive systems are examined, it is found that they are...
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A Summary of Social Darwinism
In his most famous book On the Origin of Species, Darwin included four major arguments: that new species appear; that these new species have evolved from older species; that the evolution of species is the result of natural selection; and "that natural selection depends upon variations and the maintenance of variation...
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The characteristics of the Orinoco Crocodile Species
The Orinoco Crocodile is located in Columbia and Venezuela in South America. It lives in the Orinoco River Basin, which is how it gets its name. The total population is about 1,500 crocodiles. During the rainy season, the river gets waterlogged, which means that it overflows with water creating temporary rivers. In the dry...
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An Overview of the Species on the Endangered List
"Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands this will rather preserve its life than destroy it." Thousands of species are placed on the endangered species list each day. These species can range from animals to plants and many of them cant be helped because of th...
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An Analysis of the Largest Species of Marine Life in the World's Oceans
The Landlords Of The Ocean
THE LANDLORDS OF THE OCEAN
Have you ever thought about the landlords of the oceans? There is a saying: Big fish eats the smaller ones. The most powerful and deadly animals who taste the freedom of the sea world are whales. So many kinds of whales exist. One of the most interesting kinds is the bot...
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An Analysis of the Science Fiction Movie Species
When you think of aliens and science fiction, you think of movies
like The Predator and the Alien trilogy. But, if you throw in a former
model instead of Sigourney Weaver, you will come up with Natasha
Henstridge's 1995 movie, SPECIES. Since 1995 SPECIES has turned into SPECIES II, which as the name
implies is the sequel....
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External Causes That Affect the Survival of Endangered Species
All over the world there are species of animals and plants that are said to be "endangered". By calling them endangered, scientists say that they think the species will become extinct if something isn't done about them. Many more species are now threatened with extinction than ther should be because of many reason...
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An Analysis of the Collective Actions of Humans and the Biological Species
The collective action of humans - developing and paving over the landscape, clear-cutting forests, polluting rivers and streams, altering the atmosphere's protective ozone layer, and populating nearly every place imaginable - are bringing an end to the lives of creatures across the Earth.
Extinction of biological species is...
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The Growing Concerns over Dwindling Number of Plants and Animals in the World
Many plants and animals have been dwindling in number for quite some time. According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, some 1,135 plants and animals are on the brink of extinction. It is important to make sure that no species die out so as to not upset the environmental balance. When we protect all species, we are prot...
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A Study of the Preservation of Endangered Species
Species Preservation     One issue that has been a controversy is the preservation of endangered species.
Ever since the 1960's, scientists have been fighting for laws and acts to
protect animals and plants in keeping them in good health and their populations
high in numbers. The problem is animals and plants are having tr...
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