Creatures of the Deep

McCormack, Fiona
January 2005
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;1/10/2005, Vol. 67 Issue 12, p4
Features the Census of Marine Life, a project aimed at finding, counting and recording sea species. Number of species that were recorded by scientists participating in the project; Equipment used by the scientists to effectively initiate the project; Decline in the population of large fish. INSETS: Never Seen by Humans Before!;BACK TO YOU.


Related Articles

  • Marine biology: Out of the blue. Cressey, Daniel // Nature;9/30/2010, Vol. 467 Issue 7315, p514 

    The article focuses on the Census for Marine Life, which is a 10-year long project that covers research on the diversity, distribution, and abundance of marine animals. It states that the project was the largest and most expensive marine-biology research on the survey of marine fish. It says...

  • Australian researchers to solve fish movement mysteries.  // Ausmarine;Nov2010, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p15 

    The article reports on the project that was launched by researchers from the New South Wales state government, in cooperation with fishers, to investigate the movements and habitat of several fish species in the estuaries and coastal waters of southern New South Wales including bream, whiting...

  • Ocean Deep.  // Click;Jan2005, Vol. 8 Issue 1, Preceding p35 

    Features several animals and plants that live in the different ocean zones. Spider crabs; Rattail fish; Viperfish.

  • Star Species.  // Weekly Reader News - Edition 4;11/10/2006, Vol. 88 Issue 10, p3 

    The article presents pictures and information on three of the standout marine species that scientists spotted in the Bird's Head Seascape off the coast of Papua in Indonesia. The three species are a bottom-dwelling epaulette shark, a male flasher wrasse and a fish colored mostly violet. The...

  • How to INSULT A JELLYFISH: Dissing these critters is harder than you THINK! Musgrave, Ruth // National Geographic Kids;Jul2003, Issue 332, p30 

    Presents insults that will not work on several jellyfish species found around the world. Anatomy of a jellyfish; Habitats of the jellyfish; Description of the crown jellyfish found in the South Pacific.

  • Split personality.  // International Wildlife;May/Jun99, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p44 

    Presents photographs that capture the marine life off British Columbia's rocky coast. Includes a leather star feeding on tiny invertebrates called bryozoans; Purple sea stars throughout the intertidal zones of Quathiaski Cove; Surf grass.

  • Identification of Genetic Suppressors of the Sin3A Knockdown Wing Phenotype. Swaminathan, Aishwarya; Barnes, Valerie L.; Fox, Stephanie; Gammouh, Sarah; Pile, Lori A. // PLoS ONE;Nov2012, Vol. 7 Issue 11, Special section p1 

    The role of the Sin3A transcriptional corepressor in regulating the cell cycle is established in various metazoans. Little is known, however, about the signaling pathways that trigger or are triggered by Sin3A function. To discover genes that work in similar or opposing pathways to Sin3A during...

  • Water-loving Animals.  // Wetlands (9781590363492);2006, p22 

    The article provides information on the animals that commonly found living in wetlands. These include amphibians, fish/shellfish and insects. Amphibians are known as cold-blooded animals found in wetland areas including aquatic tadpoles. While fish and shellfishes are often found in marshes to...

  • Seasonal Variation in the Distribution and Fish Species Diversity of a Tropical Lagoon in South-West Nigeria. Olukolajo, Soyinka Olufemi; Oluwaseun, Kassem Adedoyin // Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Science;2008, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p375 

    Twenty five fish species representing 16 families were recorded in the Ologe Lagoon, South-West Nigeria. Adult stages of 12 of them were freshwater (48%), 4 were estilarme (16%) and 9 were near-shore marine species (36%). The slight seasonal variationin the catch composition of the fish fauna of...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics