GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A wildlife ecology legend, K. Ullas Karanth, received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Florida at the December commencement ceremony.
This award is one of the highest honors bestowed upon a graduate ... READ MORE
Each week on the blog we pull back the curtain on our Wildlife Ecology & Conservation graduate students’ seminar class. This post is by PhD student Wesley Boone.
The Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) is arguably one of the most charismatic ... READ MORE
The Asian Tiger Shrimp (Penaeus monodon) have been reported across the northern Gulf of Mexico for several years now but unlike Cogon grass, Chinese tallow, and Lionfish they have not really made the press. We know they are there, but captures ... READ MORE
Five tiger shrimp captured by shrimpers in Pensacola Bay. Giant Tiger Prawn (Penaeus monodon): This catchy phrase coined by Robert Turpin (Escambia County Marine Resources Division) describes a recent invader to our marine waters in ... READ MORE
Giant Tiger Prawn (Penaeus monodon): Giant Tiger Prawn: This large shrimp, also known as the Asian Tiger Shrimp and the Black Tiger Shrimp, can reach lengths between 8-12 inches. It resembles are native edible penaeid shrimp but differs in ... READ MORE
March 7th: Eurasian Milfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum), Tiger Prawn (Penaeus monodon), The Cuban Tree Frog (Osteopilus septentrionalis)
Eurasian water-milfoilMyriophyllum spicatum photo by Alison Fox, University of Florida, Bugwood.org
Eurasian ... READ MORE