Tag Archives: habitat

Habitat Restoration: One Bird at a Time

by Angela Szesciorka, Vertebrate Ecology Lab “The latest tool in wildlife biology is a garden spade,” says Ryan Carle, as he happily describes his work with Oikonos Ecosystem Knowledge, a nonprofit working worldwide to improve biodiversity conservation and increase understanding … Continue reading

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A Pack o’ Peanut Worms

These little goobers are called peanut worms, or sipunculids.  Sipunculids are in their own phylum Sipuncula (that’s a pretty high level of taxonomic classification), so while their unsegmented bodies make them look like other marine worms (phylum Annelida), they are … Continue reading

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Who’s at Home in a Holdfast?

by Erin Loury, Ichthyology Lab I got to play evil landlord the other day and evicted a bunch of little critters from their home (proving that even marine invertebrates are not immune to housing woes…).  I was on the hunt … Continue reading

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