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In cold blood: salient and silent swimmers in spring waters.(wildlife conservatoin of salamanders)
July 1, 2008 ... It has been said that if all the salamanders were suddenly to become extinct, it would have very little effect on the world of man. Such is probably the truth. But one of our national treasures is the wide variety of our wildlife species; and...

Rescuing one marine species at a time.(setting up salt-water aquariums in classroom to educate students on environmental portection)
July 1, 2008 ... [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] "How was school today Amanda?" Mom asked her 12-year-old daughter? Amanda's eyes were beaming and just bursting with good news. "School was great! Today I was picked to cut squid and clams for the fish and I...

The Indian River: lagoon estuary.
July 1, 2008 ... It has been more than 20 years since Diane Brile's article in The UNDERWATER NATURALIST, Vol. 15, No.4, "Oct. 85". The question is, how has the Indian River Lagoon weathered since then? First, a review of the lagoon facts: The length is...

Stanley Meltzoff: a painter of fishes.(how to observe and paint fishes)
July 1, 2008 ... [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Problem: How to paint a picture of bonefish swimming and feeding on the shallow, sandy flats of the Bahamas? Solution: Build a pen out of construction fencing, catch bonefish and toss them in the pen, climb into...

Sea going snapping turtle runs aground.(animal rescue)
July 1, 2008 ... Underwater Naturalist is an equal-opportunity journal. Some articles that you read here have been assigned, but most arrive without warning. Beginning with Volume 1, Number 1 in 1962, we have encouraged members to send us brief informal notes...