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  • Jellyfish Characteristics

    TOP 10 MOST BEAUTIFUL JELLYFISH ON THE EARTH Jellyfish are placed in the animal group of Cnidaria. Jellyfish are considered as the most unusual and beautiful creatures of aquatic life. Jellyfish occupies almost all the oceanic water bodies of the world therefore it is really hard to predict the exact population which resides in water bodies. With above 350 various kinds of Jellyfish in the world, here is a list of the Top 10 most beautiful Jellyfish on Earth. 10. RHOPILEMA ESCULENTUM Rhopilema is an edible jellyfish although it is thought that their stings can cause harm to man and there lies a paradox! It is also famed as the 'China type' and have a slight red colour and a smooth umbrella with a diameter of 300-600 millimeter. They form…

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  • Porifer Animalia

    engulf the food via phagocytosis (Myers, 2001a). All in all, poriferans are amazing animals, as even a small broken off fragment can allow regeneration of an entirely new sponge body (Myers, n.d.a). There are three major groups of Poriferans including Demosponges, Hexactinellid sponges, and Calcareous sponges; all which are primarily known to differ specifically in the type of extracellular strengthening material that they are able to produce (Myers, 2001a). Hadromerida …

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  • Tourism In Cuba

    Cuba is by far, the largest and most ecologically diverse island in the Caribbean, with several archipelagos equaling or exceeding the Florida Keys in length. Cuba’s extensive coastal areas are still home to massive mangrove wetlands, tropical wet forests, coastal mountains, and a variety of associated habitats for a diverse range of plants and animals. It has a great variety of marine ecosystems, including many diverse coral reef habitats, extensive grass beds, and more than a dozen enormous…

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  • Great Barrier Reef Essay

    Biodiversity Essay How can the great barrier reef be protected for the future generation? The great barrier reef is a stunning 2,600 km stretch of some of the most amazing coral reefs in the world. It is so big it is visible from space. The reef is approximately the same area as Japan, Malaysia or even Germany(Great Barrier Reef). It is a huge part of the world but also a huge part of people's lives. Latest estimates suggests that the great barrier reef makes up to $30 billion each year in…

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  • Essay On Sea Otters

    There are many different organisms and mammals that inhabit the oceans of our world and each one is unique and special to their environments. Each organism has a vital role to play and each is important in keeping our oceans balanced. Two of my favorite animals that I’d like to explore further is the sea otters and the manatees, both amazing marine mammals. Both animals are now considered endangered and many have taken acts towards conservation for them to perhaps strive once again in the…

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  • Indian River Lagoon Research Paper

    BLOG Nature’s Wonder - The Indian River Lagoon The Indian River Lagoon is one of Florida’s natural wonders and its northern end begins at Volusia County’s Ponce de Leon Inlet. The Lagoon stretches 156 miles to the south where it ends at Jupiter Inlet. This place where fresh water mixes with sea water is known as “the ocean’s cradle,” an “underwater rainforest” and “North America’s most diverse estuary.” It is home to more than 4,000 species of plants and animals including sea turtles,…

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  • Essay On Octopus Vulgaris

    Octopus Vulgaris and Memory Octopus Vulgaris are invertebrates who are a species of cephalopods that are among the smartest and most functionally diverse animals not only in the ocean, but of the planet. Octopus Vulgaris have been tested for their knowledge with memory and survival through experiments. Memory is an important part of O. Vulgaris life because they need to have a mental map of where they went so they can remember where their home base is. They also need good memory to remember how…

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  • Coral Diseases

    Over the past decade the accounts of various coral diseases have been on the rise which had lead to the decimation of keystone species of corals throughout mainly the world’s tropical oceans. Since the mid-1990s, 18 coral diseases affecting at least 150 scleractinian, gorgonian, and hydrozoan zooxanthellate species have been described in the Caribbean and Indo-Pacific (Sutherland et al. 2004). Most of these diseases have been caused by bacterial, fungal, and protist type pathogens as well the…

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  • Virgina Key Geography

    Just north of Key Biscayne in sunny Miami, Virgina Key is a protected barrier Island in the Atlantic ocean. Consisting of 863 acres of land, it was once much larger, extending into the Ft. Lauderdale area. Between 1835 and 1838 hurricanes eroded the beach, creating inlets and dividing the island in two. The other portion became Fisher Island, which sits at the southernmost tip of Miami Beach. Virgina Key was a part of the civil rights movement. In a time when blacks were prohibited from going…

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  • Octopus Cyanea Characteristics

    Species Name What is their common and their Genus species name? The common name of the Octopus Cyanea, also known as the Blue Octopus, is “Octopodidae”. The Genus species name is “Smoothskin Octopus”. Characteristics Describe the characteristics of your animal. The Octopus Cyanea is a marvelous creature. Their color varies, but they are usually a dark color, such as gray or brown. Even though they have a solid color, they have the ability to rapidly change their skin texture and color. The…

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