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  • Sushi In American Pop Culture

    The explosion of this industry placed additional demands on fishing, namely of bluefin tuna. While essential to restaurants across the world, these animals are in danger of extinction from overfishing. These apex predators are critical to the marine food web. Our level of consumption of undomesticated species…

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  • Who Is A Fish In Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart

    Why do you suppose two Betta fish always fight when placed into a bowl of water? It could be inferred to be a territorial instinct, or probably a way to fight for mates, but whichever way you look at it, they always seem to fight when placed together. Beta fish, much like people, can sometimes fight for similar reasons, but sometimes it can be for more personal reasons like religion or values. In Chinua Achebe’s book, Things Fall Apart, he tells the story of an eighteenth century African…

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  • Research Paper On Seahorses

    Seahorses Did you know that seahorses are the only sea animal where the male gives birth instead of the female. What about the fact that seahorses can eat up to 3,000 shrimp per day. While they are sleeping they wrap their tails around seaweed so they don’t float away. Of course, seahorses are very interesting and one of the most interesting animals in marine life. This paper will explain the birth,food,and adaptations of a seahorse. First of all,this is all about a seahorses…

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  • Caribbean Spiny Museum Case Study

    The Caribbean spiny lobster Panulirus argus (Latreille, 1804) supports the most valuable fishery in Cuba, and generates a net income of around US$70 million per year, it provides direct employment to 1,110 fishers and indirect employment to approximately 7,800 people (Puga et al. 2006). The total catch of spiny lobster grew until the early-mid 80s, when reached about 12,000 t. In the early 90s, landings decreased along with the Cuban economy, but by the middle of the 90s it began to recover, but…

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  • Overfishing Research Paper

    expect others to do so. Fish are too important to many cultures and diets around the world. However, there are alternatives to such as eating other kinds of meats such as beef, or vegetables, and reduce the amount of fish we eat and to suggest that others do so too. To reduce overfishing is to get consumers to buy farm raised or single line caught salt/fresh water fish. This increases jobs for line fishing men/women. It reduces gill nets and drag netting. More than 85 percent of the world's…

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  • The Missing Sea Otters

    According to the article “Search for the Missing Sea Otters: An Ecological Detective Story” by Mary E. Allen and Mark L. Kuhlmann, the sea otter population has been decreasing at a rapid pace since the 1990’s in Aleutian, Alaska. This is demonstrated by article “What Could be the Cause of Decreasing Otter Numbers” which states that in 1997, the decline of the sea otter population had increased to about 90%. They hypothesize that the decrease in the sea otter population has been caused by their…

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  • What Is Overfishing Bluefin?

    Length could be 6-10 feet Weighs about 1500lbs Can dive 4000 feet below Able to swim long distances Countercurrent Exchange - blood vessel that helps them to stay in a certain temperature in the water gives them advantage to hunt for food. 3 types: Atlantic bluefin tuna Pacific bluefin tuna Southern bluefin tunaAtlantic bluefin: found in Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Pacific bluefin: found in the Pacific Ocean Food: They eat anything that is small such as zooplankton when they are young. The…

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  • Research Paper On Blue Whales

    Blue Whale My animal is the Blue Whale. It is an endangered species. Endangered means that a animal or plant in danger of extinction in the near future throughout most or all of the world. Threatened means any species likely to become an endangered species in the near future throughout all or a significant portion of its range as defined in the Endangered Species Act. Blue whales are mainly found in open oceans from the icy waters of the very near Antarctica in the Southern Hemisphere to the…

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  • Literary Devices In To Kill A Mockingbird

    Today, millions of students are reading books in school that they find boring and unrelatable. Students sometimes find it hard to connect to the characters and the situations represented in the books they read for class. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is not one of those books. This book has relatable characters like Scout and Jem who go through situations that student can find themselves relating to. To Kill a Mockingbird is a wonderful book with life lessons that will always be relevant…

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  • The Powerless In Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird

    A mockingbird is a powerless, innocent creatures who does nothing but sing its heart out. Killing one or even hurting one would be like hurting a helpless baby. Harper Lee uses the mockingbird as a symbol which signifies that everything is good and harmless in her novel To Kill a Mockingbird. This book takes place in Maycomb, a small racist town. The mockingbird is first mentioned when Atticus tells his kids how it is sinful to kill a mockingbird. Lee intelligently demonstrates innocence in…

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