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Chitala ornata (Clown knifefish) The species, also known commonly as a clown featherback fish, occurs in Thailand, Lao PDR, Viet Nam, and Cambodia. It has been introduced to Myanmar and the Philippines for aquaculture. Juveniles are popular in the aquarium trade and large fish are popular for public aquaria. In some parts of the Philippines, its introduction is wreaking havoc on the local fishing industry. symbol,vector,illustration,Animalia,Chordata,Actinopterygii,Osteoglossiformes,Notopteridae,Chitala ornata,tropical,exotic,predation,clown featherback,clown knifefish,spotted knifefish
Chitala ornata (Clown knifefish)Vector Graphic (SVG) Jane HawkeyIntegration and Application Network28 views3 downloads (Details)The species, also known commonly as a clown featherback fish, occurs in Thailand, Lao PDR, Viet Nam, and Cambodia. It has been introduced to Myanmar and the Philippines for aquaculture. Juveniles are popular in the aquarium trade and large fish are popular for public aquaria. In some parts of the Philippines, its introduction is wreaking havoc on the local fishing industry.Add to lightbox
Meleagris gallopavo (Wild turkey) The wild turkey is the the same species as the domestic turkey, a large poultry bird that was domesticated by the indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica at least 2,000 years ago. Turkey meat is a popular form of poultry, and domestic turkeys are raised throughout temperate parts of the world as livestock. symbol,vector,illustration,Animalia,Chordata,Aves,Galliformes,Phasianidae,Meleagridinae,Meleagris gallopavo,poultry,farming,agriculture
Meleagris gallopavo (Wild turkey)Vector Graphic (SVG) Jane HawkeyIntegration and Application Network18 views5 downloads (Details)The wild turkey is the the same species as the domestic turkey, a large poultry bird that was domesticated by the indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica at least 2,000 years ago. Turkey meat is a popular form of poultry, and domestic turkeys are raised throughout temperate parts of the world as livestock.Add to lightbox
Hymenachne amplexicaulis (Olive hymenachne) Hymenachne was introduced into northern Queensland, Australia in the 1970s to use in ponded pastures. It escaped cultivation a few years after its release in 1988. It is spreading throughout the tropical wetlands of northern Australia and is most common in the coastal wetlands of northern Queensland and the Northern Territory.  ian,symbol,illustration,Plantae,Angiosperms,Monocots,Commelinids,Poales,Poaceae,Panicoideae,Hymenachne amplexicaulis,invasive,alien,exotic species,marsh,billabong,Kakadu,Northern Territory
Hymenachne amplexicaulis (Olive hymenachne)Vector Graphic (SVG) Jane HawkeyIntegration and Application Network27 views5 downloads (Details)Hymenachne was introduced into northern Queensland, Australia in the 1970s to use in ponded pastures. It escaped cultivation a few years after its release in 1988. It is spreading throughout the tropical wetlands of northern Australia and is most common in the coastal wetlands of northern Queensland and the Northern Territory. Add to lightbox
Anseranas semipalmata (Magpie Goose) A waterbird species found in coastal northern Australia. The adult Magpie goose has black and white feathers, a long neck and a cranial knob (smaller in females). They also have orange legs with partly webbed feet, and a red beak with a white hook on the end which assists them in probing for food. The Northern Territory holds the largest populations and breeding areas of the Magpie goose with an estimated population of over 2 million individuals. ian,symbol,illustration,bird,Animalia,Chordata,Aves,Anseriformes,Anseranatidae,Anseranas semipalmata,magpie,goose,wading,wetland,billabong,native
Anseranas semipalmata (Magpie Goose)Vector Graphic (SVG) Jane HawkeyIntegration and Application Network24 views2 downloads (Details)A waterbird species found in coastal northern Australia. The adult Magpie goose has black and white feathers, a long neck and a cranial knob (smaller in females). They also have orange legs with partly webbed feet, and a red beak with a white hook on the end which assists them in probing for food. The Northern Territory holds the largest populations and breeding areas of the Magpie goose with an estimated population of over 2 million individuals.Add to lightbox
Marine protected area A marine protected area is a zone designated as a no-fishing or limited fishing or harvest area. This is a resource management practice that may be used when the marine resources are at risk due to human and natural activities such as over-fishing, habitat destruction, invasive species, and/or climate change. symbol,vector,illustration,icon,sign,buoy,conservation,protection,endangered,threatened,overfishing,destruction,stock,resource,management,human
Marine protected areaVector Graphic (SVG) Jane HawkeyIntegration and Application Network31 views2 downloads (Details)A marine protected area is a zone designated as a no-fishing or limited fishing or harvest area. This is a resource management practice that may be used when the marine resources are at risk due to human and natural activities such as over-fishing, habitat destruction, invasive species, and/or climate change.Add to lightbox
Ammodramus nelsoni (Nelson's Sparrow) A side view of a Nelson's Sparrow.
Nelson's sparrow and the saltmarsh sparrow were considered to be a single species, the sharp-tailed sparrow; because of this it was briefly known as Nelson's sharp-tailed sparrow. symbol,vector,illustration,bird,Animalia,Chordata,Aves,Passeriformes,Emberizidae,Ammodramus nelsoni,nelson's,sharp-tailed,sparrow
Ammodramus nelsoni (Nelson's Sparrow)Vector Graphic (SVG) Madeline KelseyIntegration and Application Network13 views8 downloads (Details)A side view of a Nelson's Sparrow.
Nelson's sparrow and the saltmarsh sparrow were considered to be a single species, the sharp-tailed sparrow; because of this it was briefly known as Nelson's sharp-tailed sparrow.
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Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) nest in busy parking lot protect Found on golf courses or vacant gravell parking lots, this noisy plover is best known for its "broken wing" behavior. If a predator approaches, a nesting killdeer performs a conspicuous distraction display, dragging itself as if mortally wounded, often on one foot, its wings seemingly broken and its rusty tail fanned toward the intruder. This feigning of injury is effective in luring the predator away from the eggs or young, at which point the bird then "recovers" and flies off, calling loudly.
This photo was taken in Easton, MD on May 12, 2014 in a gravel parking lot. Chesapeake Bay,bird,shorebird,nest,baby,breeding,fledgling,native species,shoreline,marsh,Easton,Talbot County,Maryland
Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) nest in busy parking lot protectPhoto (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES284 views0 downloads (Details)Found on golf courses or vacant gravell parking lots, this noisy plover is best known for its "broken wing" behavior. If a predator approaches, a nesting killdeer performs a conspicuous distraction display, dragging itself as if mortally wounded, often on one foot, its wings seemingly broken and its rusty tail fanned toward the intruder. This feigning of injury is effective in luring the predator away from the eggs or young, at which point the bird then "recovers" and flies off, calling loudly.
This photo was taken in Easton, MD on May 12, 2014 in a gravel parking lot.
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Algal Bloom Causation and Impacts in Brackish Rivers A conceptual diagram illustrates the factors that can stimulate the growth of harmful algal blooms in brackish rivers and how these blooms can negatively impact other species within the ecosystem. diagram,brackish,river,harmful,algal,bloom,agriculture,nitrogen,inputs,nitrogen,phosphorus,concentrations
Algal Bloom Causation and Impacts in Brackish RiversRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane HawkeyIntegration and Application Network609 views60 downloads (Details)A conceptual diagram illustrates the factors that can stimulate the growth of harmful algal blooms in brackish rivers and how these blooms can negatively impact other species within the ecosystem.Add to lightbox
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) A blue heron waits on a Tred Avon River dockside at Easton Point, Easton, MD. Chesapeake Bay,bird,shorebird,fishing,native species,shoreline,marsh,Talbot County,Maryland
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)Photo (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES232 views13 downloads (Details)A blue heron waits on a Tred Avon River dockside at Easton Point, Easton, MD.Add to lightbox
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) A blue heron scans the water for its fish dinner. On a Tred Avon River dockside at Easton Point, Easton, MD. Chesapeake Bay,bird,shorebird,fishing,native species,shoreline,marsh,Talbot County,Maryland
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)Photo (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES240 views8 downloads (Details)A blue heron scans the water for its fish dinner. On a Tred Avon River dockside at Easton Point, Easton, MD.Add to lightbox
Baby diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin A baby terrapin makes its way to the water. Chesapeake Bay,turtle,oyster,snail,reptile,native species,shoreline,marsh,Neavitt,Talbot County,Maryland
Baby diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapinPhoto (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES224 views9 downloads (Details)A baby terrapin makes its way to the water.Add to lightbox
Fawn Along the Shoreline Fawn standing in the grass along the shoreline.  waterfront,Maryland,species,deer,river,fawn
Fawn Along the ShorelinePhoto (JPG) Jane HawkeyIAN, UMCES201 views1 downloads (Details)Fawn standing in the grass along the shoreline. Add to lightbox

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