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How Sheepshead Got Its Name

When I grew up on New York’s Long Island, I knew of a town called Sheepshead Bay. I incorrectly thought it was because the community raised sheep in colonial times, but the town was named for the abundance of an edible fish in the bay there called Sheepshead. 199 mots de plus

Nature

Mermaids Return to Newport Aquarium

Mermaids return to Newport Aquarium to enchant guests September 28 – October 14. And for the first time ever, guests will get to explore the all new… 421 mots de plus

Conservation

An Affinity for Water

Welcome! I started this blog because I am a lover of the ocean and most bodies of water. There are so many interesting organisms that have mastered living in the water and I wanted to share my love for them. 89 mots de plus

About Me

On Virginia Water Radio for the Week of August 27, 2018: A Clinch River Mussel Release

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of August 27, 2018, is “Virginia’s Freshwater Mussels – Part 4: A Clinch River Release of Lab-raised Mussels.”  The 5 min./35 sec. 104 mots de plus

Virginia Water Radio

On Virginia Water Radio for the Week of August 20, 2018: The Mussel-raising Work of Virginia Tech's Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Center

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of August 20, 2018, is “Virginia’s Freshwater Mussels – Part 3: Raising Mussels in a Lab for Life in a River.”  The 5-minute episode, available online at… 90 mots de plus

Water Quality And Habitat In Chesapeake Bay Tributaries And Coastal Waters

On Virginia Water Radio for the Week of August 13, 2018: Freshwater Mussels' Mimicry Attracts Fish Hosts

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of August 13, 2018, is “Virginia’s Freshwater Mussels – Part 2: Fish Hosts and Mussel Mimicry.”  The 5 min./40 sec. 83 mots de plus

Water Quality And Habitat In Chesapeake Bay Tributaries And Coastal Waters

On Virginia Water Radio for the Week of August 6, 2018: Introducing Freshwater Mussels

Virginia Water Radio’s episode for the week of August 6, 2018, is “Virginia’s Freshwater Mussels – Part 1: An Introduction to Mussel Biology and Population Status.”  The 6 min./16 sec. 64 mots de plus

Virginia Water Radio