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New on Featured Creatures! The hydrilla stem weevil.


June 8, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Bagous hydrillae O’Brien is a semi-aquatic weevil that feeds on the aquatic invasive weed Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Farm Management, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Beetles, Featured Creatures, Invasive Species, Pest Alert, UF-IFAS Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! A fish!!!! The grass carp.


June 6, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The grass carp, Ctenopharyngodon idella Cuvier and Valenciennes, was imported to the U.S. in 1963 as a biological control ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Farm Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Beneficials, Featured Creatures, Grass Carp, Pest Alert, UF-IFAS Pest Alert

Tunicates (aka Sea Squirts)


May 12, 2014

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

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Brevard County, Environment, Florida Sea Grant, Indian River Lagoon, Oceans, Sea Squirt, Tunicates, Water

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