Holly Abeels, Florida Sea Grant Extension Agent
Tunicates are found throughout the Indian River Lagoon growing attached to mangrove roots, pilings, oyster reefs, and any hard substance they can find every spring and into the summer. They ... READ MORE
We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures!
Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The black salt marsh mosquito, Aedes taeniorhynchus (Wiedemann), is very common in the eastern coastal areas of the Americas, ... READ MORE
No, it’s not true. Not by a long shot. Not even close. NO!
This rumor’s been around for decades and its origins are unknown. But we can tell you a few things to bust this myth:
First, it’s clearly contradicted by the historical record:
The ... READ MORE
Scientific studies have shown the mosquito-repelling effectiveness of the chemical N,N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide, which is better known by the acronym DEET. Although people have reported good results with other options ranging from cosmetics to ... READ MORE