Marine Fauna for Birders

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Marine Fauna for Birders

A group to discuss any marine organisms (fish, shellfish,seaweeds and algae, etc.) you may come across on coastal outings. (Photo credit: J. Clements - Common periwinkle (Littorina littorea) - Irving Nature Park, Saint John, NB)

Location: New Brunswick
Members: 19
Latest Activity: Apr 17

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Ocean acidification in the Bay of Fundy

Started by Jeff Clements. Last reply by Ron Arsenault (Halifax, N.S.) Aug 28, 2014. 3 Replies

Hi all,  For anyone interested (I thought this would be a great place to post), I will be giving a talk at the upcoming Saint John Naturalists meeting on Sept. 8th at NBM (7pm start).  The talk will…Continue

Tags: marine, biology, Naturalists, John, acidification

Some seashells and ? [edited- Periwinkle + Barnacle]

Started by Jimmy Dee. Last reply by Jimmy Dee Aug 27, 2014. 9 Replies

Bucket loads of seashells at Crow Island near Chance Harbour. Also I've seen these white things before but have no idea what they are.…Continue

Tags: balanoides, littorea, jd14mf, Semibalanus, Rock

Female Rock Crab carrying eggs.

Started by Gabriel Gallant. Last reply by Gabriel Gallant Jul 7, 2013. 3 Replies

According to the Fisheries and Oceans Canada website, female Rock Crabs carry eggs beneath the abdomen until hatched. Found this crab in knee-deep water at the Bouctouche Dunes.…Continue

A little blurb on Sea Stars in Kouch...

Started by Denis A. Doucet. Last reply by Denis A. Doucet Jul 7, 2013. 2 Replies

Hi folks,Here is a link to a little illustrated post on Sea Stars I prepared this AM for Kouchibouguac National Park's Facebook page. You do not have to be a user of FB to read the post, but the park…Continue

Tags: Kouchibouguac, Asterias, Star, Sea

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Comment by Joanne Savage on June 15, 2012 at 8:37pm

Just another facet of Nature to attempt to stretch my old brain; hope there are some empty memory cells left!!

 

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